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New Information About Antidepressants During Pregnancy

New Information About Antidepressants During Pregnancy

The question of whether pregnant women with depression should take antidepressants during pregnancy has received a great deal of recent attention in the press. How should the consumer react when faced with contradictory information that may directly affect their health care?

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NAMI’s Favorite Blogs from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week

NAMI’s Favorite Blogs from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week

Buzzfeed posted a collection of blogs that show insight into how others experience and deal with mental illness, along with ideas and tips on how to understand and cope with various mental health issues, and NAMI has has shared eight of their favorite pieces from the collection.

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Must You Feel Like It to Do It? by Dr. Larry F. Waldman

Must You Feel Like It to Do It? by Dr. Larry F. Waldman

I recommend exercise as a great natural way to combat depression and/or anxiety. Numerous clinical studies have demonstrated the mental (as well as the physical) value of exercise. When I ask my patients how their exercise programs are going, all too often they tell me they have not gone to the gym at all or not as often as recommended. When I question why that is, I almost always hear, “Because I didn’t feel like it.”

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