Depression, also known as clinical depression or major depressive disorder, is a mood disorder that causes intense sadness lasting at least two weeks or more. It can interfere with a person’s ability to function and perform daily tasks. Treatment options include psychotherapy, medication and brain stimulation therapy.
Mental illnesses are medical conditions involving changes in behavior, thinking or emotions that interfere with a person’s ability to do daily tasks or care for themselves. Common mental health disorders include anxiety disorders and mood disorders such as depression, schizophrenia and ADHD. Other disorders include autism, borderline personality disorder, disassociate disorders, eating disorders and obsessive […]
How Hollywood Used the “Pandemic” to Groom America’s Kids
The COVID-19 outbreak had a significant impact on children, particularly their mental health and their attitudes about sex. The U.S. Surgeon General recently put out a public health advisory declaring youth mental health a “significant public challenge” that requires urgent attention. “Since the pandemic began, symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns have increased among […]
Suicide attempts among minors increased fourfold amid lockdown in Germany, study reveals
German study reveals disturbing trend on child mental health during lockdown © MRS/Getty Images German researchers have confirmed that the lack of in-person contact during a Covid lockdown and school closures took a sad toll on children’s mental health, with the number of suicide attempts increasing sharply. Up to 500 minors were hospitalized after suicide […]