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Therapy can improve your health

Therapy can improve your health Share The mental and physical benefits of attending therapy are numerous. However, there are specific ways in which receiving mental health treatment has positive impacts on your overall wellbeing. In therapy, mental health professionals help clients understand how their mental

Why is weekly therapy important?

Why is weekly therapy important? Share Evidence-based research studies generally show an association between weekly therapy sessions and positive outcomes for clients. This appears to be especially important in the first stage of therapy, when you’re building rapport with your therapist and beginning to get

Is online therapy as effective as in person therapy?

Is online therapy as effective as in person therapy? Share Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a talk therapy that is designed to be short-term. “Cognitive distortions,” or destructive self-talk, is discussed, along with challenging those beliefs. “Homework” is frequently assigned in CBT, in order to make

How therapy can keep you younger

How therapy can keep you younger Share Physical and mental changes that come with aging can result in irritability, changes in appetite and sleep quality, difficulty concentrating, and forgetfulness. When these conditions go unaddressed, they often get worse. Speaking to a therapist can help you

Among The Elderly, Many Mental Illnesses Go Undiagnosed

Among The Elderly, Many Mental Illnesses Go Undiagnosed Share Abstract Few health care providers have the training to address depression, anxiety, and other conditions in their older patients. By now, warnings about the impact of an aging population on the nation’s health care system have

Exposure to green space may boost cognitive health

Exposure to green space may boost cognitive health Share Residential areas with more green space were associated with faster thinking, better attention, and higher overall cognitive function in middle-aged women, according to an NIA-funded study. Published in JAMA Network Open, the findings suggest that green

The Effects of Depression in Your Body

The Effects of Depression in Your Body Share Depression is one of the most common mental health illnesses in the United States, affecting about 26 percent of adults. Depression is technically a mental disorder, but it also affects your physical health and well-being. Learn more

Depression Doesn’t Have to be Part of Getting Older

Depression Doesn’t Have to be Part of Getting Older Share Initiative on Depression in Late Life Everyone feels sad or blue sometimes. It is a natural part of life. But when the sadness persists and interferes with everyday life, it may be depression. Depression is

Depression: What You Need to Know as You Age

Depression: What You Need to Know as You Age Share If you’re one of the more than 14.8 million American adults who experiences major depression, you may feel so bad that you can’t get out of bed, be around the people you love, or participate