what is high functioning depression

What Is High Functioning Depression?

High functioning depression is actually not even recognized as a clinical disorder. Often people who have high functioning depression are diagnosed with PDD, or persistent depressive disorder. In fact, a lot of mental health professionals prefer to use the term PDD instead of high functioning depression. High functioning depression is typically less debilitating than major …

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What is depression

What Is Depression?

Depression is a common mental illness that negatively affects the way you feel and the way you view others and the world around you. Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, worthlessness, sadness and unhappiness are commonplace for depression sufferers. Often these feelings grow worse and compound on themselves if left untreated. It is estimated that around 280 …

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TMS Vs ECT – My Personal Experience With Both Treatments

I hear a lot of debate regarding which treatment people should choose. Let me start by saying I am not a medical professional. I am someone who has suffered from depression for a long time, and have personally undergone both TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) and ECT (electroconvulsive therapy). Here I will share my experiences and …

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