Tag: depression

Does depression affect you?

Does depression make you feel helpless and hopeless?

Does depression affect you? Anyone who has experienced depression knows what a debilitating state it can be with seemingly uncontrollable feelings of sadness or anxiety, loss of interest in life and feeling hopeless and helpless. There are many reasons people can suffer from depression. It could be bereavement, loss of something important in their lives […]

Depression is common but are we talking about it

Depression is common but are we talking about it? There was an interesting documentary on BBC3 this week (09/07/13) about professional football and how even the top paid superstars can be at risk from depression. It was presented by former Premiership player Clarke Carlisle who has first hand experience of the emotional up and downs and […]

Drugs and depression

Drugs and depression

When I first meet a client I always want to know if they are on any medication or seeing a doctor for their presenting issue. This is especially important for more serious mental health issues and for any physical issues that may be related to how they feel. For certain problems long term medication may […]