Alone, anxiety, lonely, SAD

“Tis the Season to be Jolly!”

SAD is a yearly pattern of depressed mood usually beginning in fall or winter and lasting until spring. Fall and winter SAD usually presents with excessive sleeping, overeating with a craving for carbohydrates, weight gain, and low energy. Fewer people may have a form of SAD that occurs in spring or early summer. This type is more likely to be associated with insomnia, low appetite, weight loss, and agitation or anxiety.

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Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box My name is Kevin Chapman and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders. I spent several years researching anxiety and related disorders as a professor at the University of Louisville until making the decision to open a full time private…

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Running a Faith- Based Practice: Our Growth in Service

Running a Faith-Based Practice: Our Growth in Service     The idea to set-up a Christian Psychiatric Practice first came to my mind while I was still doing my residency training. As a resident, I sought a lot of counsel from other psychiatrists who were Christians about whether or not to be upfront about being…

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Depression in Children and Adolescents

Depression in Children and Adolescents Children and adolescents can also be affected by depression. While it is less commonly diagnosed than with adults, it is important to recognize the signs and symptoms. About 2.5 percent of children in the United States exhibit symptoms of depression. Depression is more common in boys below 10 years old,…

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What is Mental Health?

What is Mental Health? Mental health is the state of well-being in which people understand their own potential, are capable of dealing with life’s stresses and challenges, form positive relationships with others, are able to contribute something to their community, and can work productively. If a person experiences problems with mental health, his or her…

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