What is melancholic depression? Good question. With so many types of depression, it is easy to get confused about which symptoms match a particular diagnosis. Here, we will discuss the definition and symptoms of melancholic depression.
Approximately 20 percent of teens suffer from depression. While both genders are affected, statistics show that girls are twice as likely to become depressed as boys. In this article we will look at the signs of depression in teenage girls and some of the reasons behind it.
Compulsive hoarding is a disorder in which an individual is unable to part with possessions leading to an extreme amount of clutter in their home. If this sounds like you, don’t despair. There are several things you can do to take control of the clutter with our top hoarding solutions.
This article gives the reader insight into the drugs used to treat OCD. A detailed list of the approved medications is given as well as the possible side effects. The reader will learn how these drugs work and why they are beneficial in treating OCD.
Treatment options are limited for avoidant personality disorder. Only a few are available and the successes these treatments bring are equally limited. Here, we will discuss avoidant personality disorder therapy, as well as the prognosis for success.
Hoarding is a serious disorder that literally can consume a person’s life. Feelings of shame and alienation can cause the hoarder to isolate themselves and continue on a downward spiral. Hoarding help is available and in this article we will explore the options.
A police officer’s duty to protect and serve can put them in situations that can cause severe psychological damage. Having to deal with traumatic events day in and day out can lead to the development of PTSD. This article explores the symptoms and the affects of PTSD on police officers.
Researchers have made some exciting discoveries about the role of glutamate in OCD. With the help of imaging, scientists have learned that glutamate levels are higher in persons with OCD. This article explores these findings and what they mean.
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is thought to have a direct connection to OCD. Scientists have discovered that dopamine levels are higher in those with the disorder. These findings are discussed in this article.
Compulsive skin picking may be caused by environmental and/or organic factors. While causes may be a bit puzzling to the professional medical community, skin picking has been most closely related to obsessive compulsive disorder.