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Stress and Depression

STRESS & DEPRESSION: The vast majority of men who die from suicide, turn out to have had depression, clinical depression or depressive illness, call it what you like. This is a change in your brain chemistry and in your ability to think, brought about by stress, so that all you are allowed to see in […]

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Escaping the pain sensibly

ESCAPING THE PAIN: When anyone is in pain, all sorts of possibilities cross your mind to escape the pain. However, you would never advise a friend to die to escape pain, as you know that all pain will eventually stop. Do not throw away the rest of your life due to a temporary pain, no […]

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Depression…a good summary

WHAT IS DEPRESSION OR DEPRESSIVE ILLNESS? We use the term “depression” in normal conversation to describe distress or unhappiness following an unpleasant event that has happened to us. This depression is a perfectly normal response of course, is usually short-lived, and usually resolves rapidly, without the need for any specific treatment. In contrast, depressive illness, […]

Dealing with Stress

Advice for dealing with stress There are a number of components to helping yourself cope with stress. A. Problem Solving Approaches Stress can be most effectively dealt with by using your logic and your intelligence to help you reason out the situation, rather than being swept away in panic and despair by your emotions. Various […]

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Signs of being stressed

SIGNS OF BEING STRESSED, and who is vulnerable Everyone in life has pressures on them, but we tend to cope better with normal pressures or stresses if we have had experience in dealing with them before, and if we feel we can cope with the situations and with those pressures. However, new, difficult and outside […]

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Suicidal Depression

Suicidal depression may right now feel too heavy and too permanent to ever lift but, fortunately, you can do something about it. You must believe that you will feel better again! Many people suffer depression, or depressive illness, but it is treatable, and the way you feel right now is a symptom of the illness. […]

Alcohol Problems – Depression, Health Problems and Suicide

Alcohol addiction and alcohol problems affecting people’s health are far more common in the western world than are problems due to other agents, such as illegal drugs.   Alcohol problems are associated with marked increase in death from suicide.      Many people go through episodes in their life where they drink heavily.   However, when […]

Dealing With Emotional Stress

All individuals will be exposed to emotional stress at many points in their lives. High levels of emotional stress can be brought on by many events in life including the loss of a loved one, marital divorce and relationship conflicts. Fortunately, successfully dealing with emotional stress is possible by adopting the following suggestions. As can […]