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Coping with depression- Part 3: Maternal depression is more than baby blues

02-28 | DTC Team

Coping with depression- Part 3: Maternal depression is more than baby blues

Pregnancy and the birth of a child is a joyous occasion in a woman’s life. During this phase, women are overwhelmed with an array of emotions, ranging between good and bad. While talking about bad emotions, new mothers can often experience depression right after childbirth, exhibiting symptoms like bouts of crying, anxiety, sleeping problems, gloominess, […]

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Physically active children are less likely to get depressed, suggests study

02-27 | DTC Team

Physically active children are less likely to get depressed, suggests study

Depression can affect anyone at any age. In fact, children aged three to 17 years are most likely to be affected by depression with a higher occurrence in girls than boys. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), symptoms of depression in children might include irritable moods, difficulty in sleeping or concentration, […]

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Clinical depression and its side effects

02-13 | DTC Team

Clinical depression and its side effects

Everyone suffers from stress at some point in their lives. Crazy schedules, unrealistic deadlines, competition with peers, and parental pressure all add up to our woes and can make us overburdened and worrisome. Long periods of stress can often lead to depression. Although depression can be short-lived but recurrent and persistent episodes of depression can […]

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People with depression are less responsive to chemotherapy: Study

02-08 | DTC Team

People with depression are less responsive to chemotherapy: Study

Depression is not simply feeling sadness, it is a disorder with specific symptoms that can be diagnosed and treated. Among cancer patients, one-fourth are diagnosed with depression. So, identifying depression helps in cancer treatment. A person may have depression soon after he or she is diagnosed with cancer. And it is also possible to get […]

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Alternative perspective of looking at life through ecotherapy

02-03 | DTC Team

Alternative perspective of looking at life through ecotherapy

“The mountains are calling and I must go.”- John Muir If there is a treatment that can support traditional psychotherapy and medicine in fighting depression, it has to be undoubtedly “ecotherapy.” Ecotherapy, a blanket term used for a spectrum of activities like gardening, growing food, horticulture and environmental conservation, encourages one to be out in […]

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