Why Depression Isn’t Just a Chemical Imbalance

Why Depression Isn’t Just a Chemical Imbalance

[ ♪INTRO ] Chances are that you or someone you care about has experienced depression. It’s one of the most common mental health problems in the US. Around 16% of American adults will suffer from depression at some point in their life. Given how much we talk about and treat depression, it might seem like …

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Group Counseling for Teen Girls with Anxiety, Depression or Low Self-Esteem

Group Counseling for Teen Girls with Anxiety, Depression or Low Self-Esteem

I’m Mallory Grimste, Licensed Clinical Therapist from Woodbridge, CT. So I have a Teen Girls Therapy Group. It’s for teenagers that are dealing with any Depression, Anxiety, Low Self Esteem and basically the main reason why I created this group for these girls is I was finding time after time that my clients were coming …

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Lec 1 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

Lec 1 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

The following content is provided under a Creative Commons license. Your support will help MIT OpenCourseWare continue to offer high quality educational resources for free. To make a donation or view additional materials from hundreds of MIT courses, visit MIT OpenCourseWare at ocw.mit.edu. PROFESSOR: Good afternoon. Congratulations for braving it through what’s now become a …

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On Feeling Depressed

On Feeling Depressed

We’re not talking about the extreme, most paralysing, regions of despair – where external medical help is vital. Our target is rather the times when we feel – as indicated by Thoreau’s phrase – mired in moods of ‘quiet desperation’: a large, grey hinterland in which beneath an outward surface of endurance, we feel exhausted, …

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Traits of Extroverts | Extroverted Feeling – Psychological Types by Carl Jung

Traits of Extroverts | Extroverted Feeling – Psychological Types by Carl Jung

Before I introduce you to the Extraverted feeling type of person, we must first outline the features of extraverted feeling as a psychological function in general. “In precisely the same way as extraverted thinking strives to rid itself of subjective influences, extraverted feeling has to undergo a process of differentiation before it is finally denuded …

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The taboo of depression | Silja Björk Björnsdóttir | TEDxReykjavík

The taboo of depression | Silja Björk Björnsdóttir | TEDxReykjavík

Translator: Stanislava Moskalets Reviewer: Denise RQ Ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you here today. I’m going to share an idea with you. In order to share that idea with you, I’m going to talk to you about a very personal experience of mine. It was a bright sunny day in June. I’m twenty one years …

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What It Feels Like To Have Depression | Body Language

What It Feels Like To Have Depression | Body Language

When I tell people I took a year off uni, I always say it’s because I was unwell. But I never say I was mentally unwell. I know people will react differently, but it shouldn’t be that way. Those two statements should be treated the same. I think the first time I told someone I …

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How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

I grew up with my identical twin, who was an incredibly loving brother. Now, one thing about being a twin is, it makes you an expert at spotting favoritism. If his cookie was even slightly bigger than my cookie, I had questions. And clearly, I wasn’t starving. (Laughter) When I became a psychologist, I began …

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Mental Health Awareness PSA – End The Stigma

Mental Health Awareness PSA – End The Stigma

it’s hard to connect with those living with a mental illness when one does not understand how it feels. living with bipolar disorder feels like like being an unpredictable road. Speeding along the road is like being in the manic state of extreme elation, but then I slide off the road from the rain and …

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What Body Dysmorphic Disorder Feels Like | Body Language

What Body Dysmorphic Disorder Feels Like | Body Language

I remember in primary school, the teacher asked us what we would all do if we won the lottery. And my peers were saying, you know, “Go on holiday, “give my mum some presents,” and all I could think about was, I’d get my ears pinned back, a nose job, my forehead reduced. I’d have …

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