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Tag: Depression

Companionship is a Natural Antidepressant

Many studies have shown how important companionship is in regard to both mental and physical health. Douglas Mennin, an assistant professor of psychology at Yale University, points out that “Many older adults are faced with increasingly stressful situations, such as loss of friends, mobility and job, and anxiety is a natural result.” This kind of [...]

10 Tips for Coping with Holiday Stress and Depression

The holidays are supposed to be a great time of year, but for some people . . . not so much. Unwanted guests sometime show up—stress and depression. There is so much to do with shopping, baking, partying, having guests or for some elderly none of the above. The Mayo Clinic has 10 suggestions about [...]