Mental Illnesses That Occur With Depression

anxiety disorder

Major depressive disorder is a mental disorder characterized by the following: persistent depressed or low mood diminished interest or pleasure in activities significant increase or decrease in appetite or weight insomnia or sleeping too much fatigue or loss of energy feelings of worthlessness or guilt problems with thinking and concentration recurrent thoughts of death or […]

The Effects of Long Term Unemployment on Depression

depressed due to job loss

  Loss of income. Lack of meaning. Loss of social ties. Stigma. On the heels of what some are calling the “great recession,” these symptoms are familiar to the 3.1 million Americans who have dealt with unemployment for at least six months. These are all issues that those who have lost their jobs have to […]

Depression and Work Disability

can't work due to depression

Being depressed makes life difficult in nearly every way. It’s difficult to get up out of bed in the morning, difficult to keep up with your own grooming needs, difficult to think and concentrate and make decisions, and difficult to stay awake during the day. All of these factors, and many others, make working a […]