The Research on Clinical Depression

Posted by Elizabeth Till on Dec 19, 2018 1:35:09 PM

Hundreds of studies have been conducted over the last 25 years on depression and recovery. Depression, not to be confused with sadness, is a condition that is lasting and almost paralyzing to those afflicted. The National Institute of Mental Health website notes that sadness is something everyone experiences as a normal emotion that passes with time. Depression, on the other hand, is an illness that you cannot simply “snap out of.” It is persistent and can interfere with daily life. Medical research shows that clinical depression is a much more serious issue that widely vary in severity and type from person to person. Additionally, studies show that mental health problems are very common. For example, in 2014 one in 25 Americans were living with a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder or major depression.

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Topics: Depression, TMS, PTSD, clinical depression, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), depression symptoms, depression treatment, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Antidepressants, Psychotherapy, memory disorders, mild dementia, cognitive impairment, mild cognitive impairment

A Look into Memory Disorders and New Treatment Options

Posted by Elizabeth Till on May 30, 2018 10:12:00 AM

Transcranial magnetic stimulation has proven itself to be an effective therapy for clinical depression and treatment-resistant depression. The mental health professionals at our Northern California TMS Health Solutions facilities get to witness the effects of TMS therapy on their patients on a day-to-day basis.

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Topics: TMS, memory disorders, mild dementia, cognitive impairment, mild cognitive impairment

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