Depression Related Content

Seasonal Affective Disorder: It’s More Than Just “Feeling Blue”

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a fitting acronym for the condition, involves symptoms such as depressive moods, low energy, increased need for sleep, and irritability. Many factors contribute to developing SAD, including a person’s genetic predisposition, geographic location, and age...

Everything You Need To Know About Grief and Loss

Grief and loss can prove suffocating for those who are impacted by them, especially at first. Most people have at least some experience with grief, whether first- or second-hand, and understand how loss can affect the person who goes through it. Even those of us who have very little personal...

Everything You Need To Know About Older Adult Mental Health

The world is aging. According to the World Health Organization, we can expect the over-60 population to double worldwide between 2015 and 2050. Considering 15% of these individuals struggle with some form of mental health disorder, and that neurological and mental issues account for more than 6% of...

Podcast: How To Support Someone With Depression

Jenn talks Dr. Christopher Palmer about navigating depression and aiding others experiencing this disorder. Chris explains ways to identify the mood disorder in ourselves and others, shares tips to support people we care for who are experiencing depression, and answers audience questions about...

McLean’s Guide to Managing Mental Health Around the Holidays

Elvis once crooned about feeling blue at Christmas time—and we’re here to tell you: It’s perfectly normal to feel that way. There are a variety of reasons why your days may not be merry and bright around the holiday season. It can be the jam-packed social calendar, deadlines at work, the loss of a...

Neurotherapeutics Clinic Opens at McLean SouthEast in Middleborough

In an effort to deliver cutting-edge therapies to patients with major depression with convenient access to their local communities, McLean Hospital is expanding its treatment services with the opening of a neurotherapeutics clinic at the McLean SouthEast campus at 52 Oak Street in Middleborough...