If you have not ever suffered with depression, may I say, count yourself fortunate. But may I also say, I can guarantee you know someone who has, and you know someone who is. It is estimated that by 2020, depression is going to be our greatest epidemic worldwide. That’s greater than ADHD and learning disabilities. Greater than cancer. Greater than heart disease. But because it can’t be seen like a broken leg, it’s often ignored or mistreated, and the stigma is perpetuated. There is help and hope. We can be part of the solution.
In today’s Ask Dr. B, a reader asks how to handle depression that results from feelings of inadequacy during the Christmas holidays.
In today’s Ask Dr. B, a reader asks for advice on how to handle the stress and depression often brought on by the holidays.
In today’s Ask DrB column, a reader asks about the difference between depression and exhaustion. Read on to see Dr. Bengtson’s answer.
The blues can hit without warning. For others, they come predictably during the winter months. Read on to see how prayer pro-actively helps beat the winter blues.