Depression And Me : Real Life Child Mental Health Experiences : Nip in the Bud

Depression And Me : Real Life Child Mental Health Experiences : Nip in the Bud

The other day I was talking to this girl in my classes and she said to me why don’t you just choose to be happy and that was something that you wouldn’t say to someone with a cold why you don’t just choose to be healthy. People don’t always understand the difference between having depression …

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Mental illness from an evolutionary medicine point of view

Mental illness from an evolutionary medicine point of view

When George Williams, a really well-known evolutionary biologist, and I decided that we were going to try to figure out how evolution could be useful to medicine, we made a mistake. All the time we talked for the first few months we asked each other, “So why did natural selection shape breast cancer? Why did …

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What is depression? – Helen M. Farrell

Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world. In the United States, close to 10% of adults struggle with depression. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. One major source of confusion is the difference between having depression and just feeling depressed. …

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Therapist answers commonly googled questions about therapy

Therapist answers commonly googled questions about therapy

Hi, I’m Dr. Ali Mattu, clinical psychologist and cognitive behavioral therapist. And in this video,I am answering the most commonly googled questions about therapy. What is therapy like it’s most similar to a coach and athlete relationship. I’m the coach, I know how to help you get to where you need to go, but you’re …

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How to survive the holidays with depression

How to survive the holidays with depression

Let’s be honest – even if you’re not suffering from depression, the holidays can be stressful and often disappointing. We run ourselves ragged buying gifts, cooking, decorating and entertaining. Tempers can flare as we’re thrown together with relatives whom we see infrequently, and don’t necessarily enjoy spending time with. Our expectations can be high that …

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Am I Depressed Because Of My Family? Will My Child Be Depressed?

I’m feeling depressed. I mean, I’m really feeling terrible. What’s wrong with me. I sit in this constant despair wondering what my life is going to amount to. Listening to music doesn’t help. They keep telling me to open up to people. Well, I have and it doesn’t work… How many times have thoughts like …

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Thomas Szasz: Does mental illness exist?

Thomas Szasz: Does mental illness exist?

Question 1 My name’s Terry Simpson and at the moment I’m Chair of an organisation called The UK Advocacy Network, which is a network of survivor groups in England and personally I’m a survivor of coercive psychiatric treatment which changed my life quite a lot, so I find your ideas very moving and I’m very …

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WISE Stand Up for Mental Health 2013 – comedy for change – highlights

WISE Stand Up for Mental Health 2013 – comedy for change – highlights

This is an Australian first thanks to WISE Employment. I’m not in here tonight on stage before you to relieve the stigma of mental illness ’cause it’s a very serious problem. But Mum also said “If you don’t get off your ass and do something soon I’m changing the locks”. We’re very politically correct. For …

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Emotionally Unavailable Mother | healthcare, psychology & wellness w/Kati Morton | Kati Morton

Emotionally Unavailable Mother | healthcare, psychology & wellness w/Kati Morton | Kati Morton

Hey everybody! Happy thursday. Now today’s question comes from the website. You know, katimorton.com, where you go under videos and Q&A for videos or submit an idea And you can put your questions in there, and people answer them and I answer them Yeah that place. So the question today is ‘”One topic I’d love …

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