Dr. Stephen Shainbart
How to Deal with Depression
For many people, overcoming depression is the number one issue they struggle with when facing tough problems. What many people don't know is that there are many options to help you overcome depression and other health problems such as panic attacks. Luckily, there are a number of ways to get help, and a psychologist can offer an expert opinion. The fact is, there are many psychological disorders and mental health problems that require professional help.
If you suffer from depression, you may be dealing with a condition that may only be temporary in nature, or it may be a condition that goes on for years. For example, you may have short term episodes that range from mild to severe. Or, you may have a long term condition that you want to overcome. But, you may not know what kind of help you need.
What Causes Depression?
One of the most common mental health problems is clinical depression. Depression is a severe mood disorder that causes significant emotional distress to the sufferer. Psychological treatment is an option for those who suffer from this condition.
One of the other common physical conditions includes bipolar disorder, which is also known as manic-depressive illness. However, it's important to note that the cause of this condition is still unknown. It can also be triggered by stress or other factors.
Relaxation techniques can also be beneficial. Through the use of breathing exercises, you can help relax your body and mind. You can learn how to handle stress/depression by learning calming techniques.
Another option is psychotherapy. This is especially effective if you have not been able to find the right help for your specific problem. A psychologist can help you come to terms with your condition and provide support for overcoming depression. They can help you understand what is happening to your body and how to deal with it.
Regardless of the situation, there are ways to get good help for mental health conditions. You should check with your doctor to find out what type of help you need. Your doctor will also be able to recommend someone who can help you find the right cure for your problem.
If you would like to overcome depression, then learn more about our depression therapy services.