Motivational books to help you through depression and an existential crisis

Originally, I answered this question on Quora: “What are some motivational books to help you through depressiom and an existential crisis?” I have already written about the following (just click to read about them): Books about depression  Cognitive behavioral therapy books However, in terms of a book about depression that…

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Is Marijuana a Depressant? Is Weed a Depressant?

Is Marijuana a depressant? Many people ask the question, “Is marijuana a depressant?” without actually knowing exactly what a “depressant” is.  So, what is a depressant?  A “depressant” is a fairly technical medical term that means a drug that slows down the rate that your nerves send signals to each other.  Depressants decrease…

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ICD-10 Depression Symptoms | DSM-5 Depression Symptoms | Comparison of DSM-5 and ICD-10 Depression Criteria

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ICD 10 for Depression compared to DSM 5 for Depression What are the diagnostic criteria for depression?  In other words, what are the “official” depression symptoms?  There are two main diagnostic tools for depression: the ICD 10 for depression and the DSM-5 definition of depression. In North America the DSM-5 is…

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Mental Health Resources for therapists and clients

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Mental Health Resources These are mental health resources for therapists and for people suffering from mental health issues. These mental health resources include phone numbers, online programs and apps, worksheets, self-care resources, videos, blogs of people who suffer from mental illness, and other valuable mental health resources. My goal in…

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Child Psychologist Information & about Kids Therapy

What is a child psychologist? A child psychologist is a mental health professional who specializes in treating children and children’s problems.  In layman’s terms, a child psychologist does kids therapy.  This may be a psychologist who has had additional training in how to treat children, it may be someone who…

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How to deal with depression alone – Do I have depression? – Causes of depression

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How to deal with depression alone: Many people wonder how to deal with depression alone or what to do when depressed.  You might be suffering from severe depression or you might be asking yourself, “Do I have depression?” Or you might be helping someone with depression.  Knowing how to deal…

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CBT books – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy books

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This article is about the best CBT books, or the best cognitive behavioral therapy books.  There are many CBT books out there, and some of them are specialized to a particular disorder.  This article contains a list of the best books on cognitive behavioral therapy, regardless of whether you are…

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Cyber bullying: is your teen being cyber bullied?

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Cyber bullying is a growing concern as more children and adolescents worldwide have access to more sophistocated technology.  Cyber bullying is complicated by the fact that often parents and teachers do not truly understand the most recent technology or its devastating potential for causing pain and humiliation to children and…

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