Five years ago, I woke up on a Saturday after a rough week at work at CTVNews.ca with an absolute splitting pain in my head. In the days to come, I would be diagnosed with clinical depression.
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Anhedonia is Greek for “without pleasure,” and it’s a component of depression that doesn’t have to co-exist with sadness.
Back on Feb. 7, I thought I was on enough of an upward track in my recovery from severe depression that I concluded a blog post with some of my summer plans. That turned out to be erroneous. As a result, life hasn’t worked out exactly as anticipated.
The BBC ran a story headlined Depression: Exercise advice questioned when added to standard treatments, but at least one person says the study on which it was based deserves a more skeptical look.
If you’re fighting clinical depression, a walk among the trees tops a stroll along an urban street when it comes to boosting cognitive performance, claims a new study.
TVO’s The Agenda had a recent episode on depression with four practitioners holding forth with new thoughts about how to treat this illness. Here are some notes.
From the New York Times magazine: The value of mental-training games may be speculative, as Dan Hurley writes in his article on the quest to make ourselves smarter, but there is another, easy-to-achieve, scientifically proven way to make yourself smarter. Go for a walk or a swim. For more than a decade, neuroscientists and physiologists have […]
Mungo was kind enough to send me a link to Post-Prozac Nation: The science and history of treating depression, a New York Times Magazine article. Here’s a tiny sample to whet your interest: Is the “serotonin hypothesis” of depression really dead? Have we spent nearly 40 years heading down one path only to find ourselves […]
Mike Wallace, who died Sunday, and Shelagh Rogers share something besides career paths. Both suffered from depression.