“Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?”. I was curious about the relationship between social media platforms, specifically Facebook, and depressiveness. For my literature review assessment for my psychology studies, I set the research question as, “Facebook Effects on Depression in University …
Tag: mental health awareness
Can there be too much positivity? It’s possible. Positive psychology is a valuable tool and application to treat minor ailments and as a mental health maintenance and optimizer. However, we cannot dismiss the importance of the less desired emotions as they are eager to tell …
CARA Unmask Article about Depression
This article examines the gender differences in responses and experiences in depression. Many important questions are asked and we notice some common themes between the interviewed man and woman. These are the questions:
- When Did You First Experienced Depression? And How Did You Know You Were Depressed?
Were You Clinically Diagnosed? Were You Sufficiently Informed Of Your Diagnosis?
What Was The Treatment Plan? Was It Effective?
What Were Your Pillars Of Support For Your Recovery Journey?
Did You Share This Experience With Anyone? If Yes, How Did They React?
- Are You Recovered From Depression Now? Have You Had A Recurrence Since The Last Recovery?
How Have You Managed Your Recovery Journey?
- Any Words Of Advice For People Who May Suspect They Have Depression?
If You Could Turn Back The Clock, What Are Three Things You Would Have Done Differently For Your Mental Health?
(Unfortunately, the original article is no longer accessible, but I hope the bullet points provide some valuable topics to think about.)
Mindfulness starts with a slow pace It was a seemingly uneventful afternoon, with the sun shining bright and warm in the usually hot and humid Singapore. Yet, my view was clouded with glooms, and the air smelt of the stench of staleness. I felt heavy …