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Fighting Depression by Staying Awake

Fighting Depression by Staying Awake

Insomnia is a common symptom of major depression, and yet sleep deprivation can be part of the solution for a patient seeking quick relief 

November 28, 2016 — Louisa J. Steinberg

Am I Introverted or Socially Anxious?

At long last, introverts are having their day. Over the last few years, being quiet and inner-directed has become not only acceptable, but downright trendy.  But introversion often gets mistaken for its more restrictive, self-conscious, but treatable cousin, social anxiety

October 19, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Depressed? Do What You Love

Therapies that focus on changing behaviors are just as effective as those that modify thoughts in managing the debilitating mood disorder

October 10, 2016 — Daisy Yuhas

Is Depression Contagious?

This week on the podcast, by request from an anonymous listener who wonders if her depressed partner might be bringing her down, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen weighs in on whether or not depression is contagious. The answer might surprise you

September 28, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

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