Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Fearful Images

"A thousand fearful images and dire suggestions glance along the mind when it is moody and discontented with itself. Command them to stand and show themselves, and you presently assert the power of reason over imagination."

-Sir Walter Scott

Monday, March 17, 2014

Stress Hormones and Depression

When cells shrink because of exposure to stress hormones, they tend to disconnect from each other, which could ultimately lead to depression.

Meanwhile, males are more likely than females to develop particular stress-related disorders, which include hypertension, aggressive behavior, as well as abuse of alcohol and drugs.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Diet For Depression

Trying to look for a diet to ease depression? Unluckily, there's no particular diet for depression. No research has been done that shows a particular eating plan could ease symptoms of clinical depression.


Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Dreaming Helps Ease Painful Memories

A good night’s sleep is always refreshing, and it can go way beyond your mental faculties. Scientific evidences display that a quality REM sleep is vital in recovering from almost any given traumatic experiences.

During such a type of sleep, the release of stress hormones dramatically decreases. It is believed that the processing mechanism of the brain of painful memories with the absence of such chemicals allow their emotional sting to be decreased as well. The memories become more factual, less immediate, and thus, less painful.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Q&A: Where do I get help in paying for my medications for mental disorder?

Q: Where do I get help in paying for my medications for mental disorder?


There are pharmaceutical companies that offer prescription assistance programs to people who are in deep financial needs. These programs usually ask for a doctor’s consent and proof of your financial status. They may also need for you to have either no health insurance or no prescription drug benefit through your health insurance. More to these, there are county, state, and national prescription programs wherein you could qualify and special drug discount cards are also available in some pharmaceutical companies.