Thursday, April 9, 2020

Are there any New York State programs that will offer free treatment for a bipolar adult? …

A reader asks:  Are there any New York State programs that will offer free treatment for a bipolar adult? He is just a little over...

Can jet lag cause depression and anxiety? I experienced my first major depressive episode at age 26 and have been wondering whether it was...

A reader asks:  Can jet lag cause depression and anxiety? I experienced my first major depressive episode at age 26 and have been wondering whether...

What is the evidence to support the use of light therapy to treat behavioral problems in the demented elderly? (I would like to read...

A reader asks:  What is the evidence to support the use of light therapy to treat behavioral problems in the demented elderly? (I would like...

 I live near Syracuse. Needless to say, cloud cover is intense. I have been suffering depression more acutely since moving here, especially since my...

A reader asks:  I live near Syracuse. Needless to say, cloud cover is intense. I have been suffering depression more acutely since moving here, especially...

 I know I have depression, and I have been using Prozac for four years with some relief. Summers have been greatly improved, but especially...

A reader asks:  I know I have depression, and I have been using Prozac for four years with some relief. Summers have been greatly improved,...

How do I know if I am suffering from depression or am only having a long mood swing?

A reader asks:  How do I know if I am suffering from depression or am only having a long mood swing? Answer: From Mood Swings to Depression The...

Regardless of the season, on rainy and cloudy days I feel so depressed that I often find life too hard to live. And on...

A reader asks:  Regardless of the season, on rainy and cloudy days I feel so depressed that I often find life too hard to live....

 I have been using a light box, the one you recommend, for about a month. I use it for a half hour, generally between...

A reader asks:  I have been using a light box, the one you recommend, for about a month. I use it for a half hour,...

 Having been diagnosed with adult attention deficit disorder (ADD) and depression, I have been on medication for both but feel worse during the winter...

A reader asks:  Having been diagnosed with adult attention deficit disorder (ADD) and depression, I have been on medication for both but feel worse during...

Do you have any suggestions for someone who has suffered with summer depression for years. …

A reader asks:  Do you have any suggestions for someone who has suffered with summer depression for years. Obviously the light box won't work. I...

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