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5 Signs Of Situational Depression

what is situational depression

Everyone experiences sadness and grief at some point in their life. Depending on the event, these emotions may last for a few days or weeks. However, sadness that last for more than 90 days after the occurrence of a stressful event is not normal. Such a symptom may indicate the onset of situational depression.  Continue reading

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What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

soldierPosttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder which develops following exposure to a terrifying event involving death, injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of onself or of another person. The symptoms characteristic of PTSD can develop out of personal experience with traumatic events or from witnessing or hearing about such events being experienced by others. Distressing events leading to this disorder include wars, natural disasters, imprisonment, violent personal assaults, serious automobile accidents, and being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Continue reading

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