Category Archives: Factors Affecting Mental Health

How Can Family And Friends Help The Depressed Person?

Depression causes pain and difficulty, not only to those who suffer from depression, but also to those who care about them.  If you are concerned that a family member or friend may be suffering from depression, what can you do … Continue reading

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Grief – Helping The Recovery Process

Grief – Helping the Recovery Process Studies show that those who openly grieve heal much faster than those who repress or avoid their feelings.  Running away from grief postpones sorrow; clinging to grief prolongs pain.  Neither leads to healing.  The … Continue reading

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When is too much news too much?

With all of the current world events, do you find yourself glued to your favorite television news station? Do you get your news online or listen to it on the radio? Maybe all three? I remember keeping my television on … Continue reading

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Are Your Financial Problems Messing with Your Head?

If like so many other people right now you are struggling with money management, you may also find yourself dealing with mental health issues. Life issues, particularly those related to finance, often directly affect our mental well being. If your … Continue reading

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The Economy and Your Mental Health

A variety of factors affect your mental health: what you eat, your work environment, your relationships, your chemical make up and even how much you exercise. So, does the economy, be it up or down, affect your mental health? According … Continue reading

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