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Survey Finds Support for TMS as Depression Treatment Option

Achieve TMS recently conducted an online survey of about 300 adult depression sufferers in California, Oregon, and Alaska. We asked the respondents their thoughts on depression, what treatments they find effective, and whether they’ve considered Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) as a treatment option for their medication-resistant major depression. What we found was that most respondents…

Holiday depression

How to Handle Major Depression During the Holidays

Although the holiday season can be a joyous time of year for many people, loneliness, sadness,  and other severe depression symptoms may get worse during the holidays. For those who understand and can manage these symptoms, however, it is possible to maintain a level of enjoyment despite holiday stressors. To better understand the symptoms of…

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Understanding the Difference Between Atypical Depression and Major Depressive Disorder

Atypical depression and Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and are among the most common types of depression. The significant similarities and differences between atypical depression and MDD make it crucial to understand their specific causes and symptoms in order to receive a proper diagnosis and create an effective treatment program. What Is Atypical Depression? Atypical depression…

The Short- and Long-Term Mental Health Effects of Bullying

The Short- and Long-Term Mental Health Effects of Bullying

October marks National Bullying Prevention Month, a campaign designed to educate people about the link between mental health and bullying. National Bullying Prevention Month activities and events encourage participants to work together to end bullying. They also teach people about the mental health effects of bullying, as well as provide tools and resources that empower…