RSS

depression

Nearly two-thirds of people who experience a stroke also find themselves battling depression. It can be attributed to a variety of causes including the emotions due to physical losses or simply the overwhelming reality of going through the therapy more

Oct 3, 2017 3:06 PM Articles

Two years ago I had a stroke and my wife is my primary caregiver. I am more concerned about her than I am about me, as she has become increasingly depressed and nothing seems to help her out of that depression. more

Sep 11, 2017 12:00 AM Carenotes 2 Comments

Caregiving can sometimes be a depressing venture. Not only does it usually involve someone we love deteriorating before our eyes, our own lives become completely rearranged. more

Articles

Whether through full-time homecare, regular doctor visits, or long distance care, caregiving has become an all-encompassing part of all our lives. As our caregiving intensifies, so too do our stress levels, more

Jul 10, 2017 5:28 PM Editor's Pen 3 Comments

More than one quarter of the adult population (26.6%) has provided care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend during the past year. more

Jun 28, 2017 5:13 PM Articles

Warning Signs to Look For Caregivers need to be especially aware of depression because of the great load they carry. more

Articles 1 Comments

U.S. statistics state that women experience depression much more frequently than men: 1 out of every 4 to 5 women, compared to 1 out of every 8 to 10 men. more

Articles

Some 15% of older Americans experience depression at some point in their golden years. In nursing homes, around 20% of the residents are depressed, especially those living with a serious medical condition, like cancer or heart disease. more

Articles

Caring for someone with a psychiatric illness is especially hard for many reasons. People living with bipolar disorder often refuse to see a clinician and stop taking their medication. more

Articles

  • Women in Hospital