Depression and Transcranial Magnetic Stmiulation

Depression, like many mental illnesses, can be difficult to treat. Although everyone experiences periods of feeling sad, depression is different in that it is pervasive and lasts for at least two weeks. It can create feelings of helplessness and hopelessness that can lead to a negative spiral of sadness, doubt and ultimately blaming oneself. Depression […]

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Increased rate of suicide

For mental health professionals the assessment of suicidal thoughts, impulses, plans and attempts is an ever present charge and duty.  For those who are not mental health professionals it can be a difficult topic to discuss.  The serious ramifications of suicide for the suicidal individual and his/her family, however, leads to the need for frank […]

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