How Common Is Postpartum Depression?

How common is postpartum depression? - baltimore, md

Pregnancy and childbirth can be a joyous time. But it can also be a time of significant stress and change. For some new mothers, this stress can lead to postpartum depression, a debilitating mood disorder that can have a devastating impact on both the mother and her child.

Spravato and Depression: What You Need to Know

Spravato and depression what you need to know

Depression is a mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can cause feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest in activities that once brought joy. While there are many treatments available for depression, some people may not respond to traditional methods such as therapy and medication.

Is Depression A Mood Disorder?

Is depression a mood disorder

Depression is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, characterized by feelings of sadness, loss of interest, and a decrease in energy and motivation. Despite its prevalence, depression is often misunderstood and stigmatized, leading many to question whether it is truly a mood disorder. In this article, we will explore the challenges of living […]

How To Help Someone With Postpartum Depression

How to help someone with postpartum depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) can be isolating and overwhelming for many new parents. Navigating through life with the added responsibility of caring for a newborn baby can take its toll on even the best of us. If you think your friend or family member may be dealing with postpartum depression, below are a few things you […]

The Use of Ketamine as an Antidepressant

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  Depression affects over 300 million people worldwide and is considered to be a leading cause of disability in people of all ages. The most commonly used medications for depression treatment are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. However, only one third of patients suffering from major depressive disorder remain depression-free after being treated with SSRIs. When […]

Ketamine experience of Zoe Boyer published in the NY Times

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Ever since the efficiency of Ketamine in the treatment of depression (among other health conditions) proved to be more and more apparent, public interest for this treatment option and experiences of people, who were treated with it, are on a constant rise. One such example is the experience of Zoe Boyer, a writer who began […]

Ketamine-Facilitated Psychotherapy for Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression

Ketamine-facilitated psychotherapy for trauma, anxiety, and depression

Ketamine is currently considered to be the only medicine from the group of psychedelic drugs that health providers can legally use for the treatment of patients suffering from mental illnesses. When it first started to be used in psychiatric treatments, it was solely for treatment resistant depression without a psychotherapeutic session, administered intravenously. In these […]

Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Unipolar Depression

Ketamine for unipolar depression

Unipolar depressive disorder affects more than 16 million individuals in the US, while 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression. It is considered as one of the leading sources of disability. To make matters worse, currently approved medications have no effect on one third of patients diagnosed with unipolar depression, while they typically take several […]

Anxiety and Depression During COVID-19

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The world is seeing a pandemic that is sweeping the earth and having impacts on nearly all aspects of life. From genuine health concerns to economic issues, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is effecting everyone. Along with this, comes stresses from all directions, leaving many feeling chronically anxious about the physical and financial health of their lives. […]