Pine Rest Participating In Global Study Into Treatment For Severe Depression

Pine Rest Participating In Global Study Into Treatment For Severe Depression

Pine Rest Participating In Global Study Into Treatment For Severe Depression

Study aims to identify genetic variation that contributes to risk of major depressive disorder and response to electroconvulsive therapy Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is participating in a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) study related to major depressive…

Severe Pregnancy-Related Depression May Be Rooted In Inflammation

Severe Pregnancy-Related Depression May Be Rooted In Inflammation

A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. Not to be mistaken for the rapidly passing “baby blues,” which…

Self-Care is Vital When You’re Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Self-Care is Vital When You’re Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. The demands of day-to-day care, changing family roles and making difficult decisions on behalf of a family member are hard to handle. That’s…

Six Steps to Living Well with Diabetes

Six Steps to Living Well with Diabetes

Diabetes is an increasingly common disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20.9 million Americans were living with diagnosed diabetes in 2011, up from just 5.6 million in 1980. And an estimated seven million more people had…

Your Checklist for Preventing the Winter Blahs

Your Checklist for Preventing the Winter Blahs

Just because the weather is colder and you’re going to be indoors more doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with family and friends this winter! Elizza LeJeune, LMSW, shares tips on lessening the negative mental health impacts of winter.