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Interpersonal Connection

How Interpersonal Connection Is Key to Managing Depression

Interpersonal connection and depression may seem unrelated to one another, yet maintaining close relationships with family members and friends may help a person manage his or her depression symptoms. To understand why this is sometimes the case, let’s examine what makes interpersonal connection key to managing depression. Is Depression Linked to a Lack of Interpersonal…

Lee Ann Gee, MD, Joins TMS Center of Alaska

Achieve TMS Center of Alaska, part of Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers, is proud to announce that Lee Ann Gee, MD, is joining our team starting February 18, 2020. Dr. Gee is a board-certified general psychiatrist who is an expert in medication management, cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. Her extensive medical experience covers many areas…

Therapy Choices

Choices Are Good, but How Do You Choose?

Prior to the 1980’s treatment for depression, including lobotomies, ECT, and first generation of antidepressant medications, came with quite serious side effects. Lobotomies may have led to a “calming” effect, but also often caused personality changes, a loss of decision-making ability, poor judgment, and sometimes even death. ECT is arguably, to this day, the most…

Dr. Pabbati Answers Frequently Asked Questions About TMS

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy represents a revolutionary treatment for depression patients. The therapy involves the use of electromagnetic pulses delivered to a patient’s brain,stimulating neural activity to help reduce depression symptoms and improve mood. To date, studies have shown that TMS therapy can help depression patients reduce or even eliminate their symptoms. Many patients…

Depression

MDD (Major Depression) Is More Than Feeling Sad

Major depressive disorder  (MDD) is a complex mood disorder that affects men, women, and children. MDD is more than feeling sad — in fact, it causes a wide range of emotional and physical symptoms. To understand MDD, let’s examine this form of depression and its impact on a person’s emotional and physical well-being. What Is…

transcranial magnetic stimulation

Is TMS Treatment Invasive?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy is a revolutionary treatment for depression. As such, news is rapidly spreading about the use of TMS therapy to help people manage their depression symptoms, and research into this depression treatment is ongoing. TMS has been proven to be beneficial for depression patients who are seeking an alternative to antidepressant…

Depression as a brain condition

Depression As a Brain Condition

Depression is often classified as a mood disorder, but it can also be viewed as a brain disorder. Regardless of how depression is categorized, it can affect a person’s ability to function on a day-to-day basis. If a person understands how depression affects the brain and body, this individual can identify depression symptoms and seek…

How to Maintain Close Relationships When Battling Depression

Depression sometimes makes it difficult for an individual to build and maintain close, healthy relationships with family members, friends, work colleagues, and others. To understand why, let’s examine depression, how it affects a person’s overall well-being, and how a person can cope with symptoms while also maintaining healthy relationships. What Is Depression? Depression is a…