What are the Consequences of Not Seeking Treatment?

by Dr. Jennie Byrnie, Cognitive-Psychiatry.com Unfortunately, there is still significant stigma attached with mental health, making it difficult for people to seek treatment. However, there are several reasons it is important to seek treatment sooner rather than later. 1) If you seek help for mental health problems like depression or anxiety when they are relatively […]

Why Should I Go to Therapy? 8 Signs It’s Time to See a Therapist

Psychotherapy, talk or talking therapy, counseling, or simply therapy—no matter the name it’s known by, mental health counseling can benefit people struggling with emotional difficulties, life challenges, and mental health concerns. Therapy can help improve symptoms of many mental health conditions. In therapy, people also learn to cope with symptoms that may not respond to […]

Major Depressive Disorder May Increase the Risk for Tinnitus

by Brandon May, 26 Feb 2020, in Psychiatry Advisor People with a prior diagnosis of major depressive disorder (MDD) may be at an increased risk for tinnitus, according to a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. Few studies have examined the relationship between tinnitus and depressive disorders, although the conditions may share similar […]

Depression Screening in Perimenopausal Women Often Neglected

by Madeline Morr, 27 Feb 2020, Menopause Magazine. Up to 40% of women may experience symptoms of depression during perimenopause. However, screening for mental health during this transition may not be the main focus of women’s healthcare providers and obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns), according to study results published in Menopause. Improving training for these clinicians in the […]

Study: Therapy Helps Even Those Who Did Not Benefit Before

by Jenea Kecmanovic, PhD, 26 Feb 2020 Have you gone to therapy or taken medication for your anxiety or depression? And maybe it hasn’t worked as well you’d hoped and you are still struggling? You are not alone: Approximately 30 to 40 percent of people do not recover after a first-line mental health treatment. They […]