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  1. Managing Depression

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      More Info Sheets The Managing Depression series of info sheets will help you cope with a diagnosis of depression, help you be an active partner in your health care and build good working relationships with health care providers, and help prevent relapse ...

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  2. Mood Disorders

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    Moods are our emotions. They affect us every day. Sometimes we’re sad, other times we’re happy. We might even be sad and happy in the same day. But sometimes people’s mood can get “stuck” on sad. Or the moods might change a lot or become extreme. ...

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  3. Preventing Relapse of Depression

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      PDF | Module #1 | Module #2 Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   When you feel well, the last thing you want to think about is a relapse of depression. But you can do a lot to lower the risk of relapse if you plan ahead. Try thinkin ...

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  4. Depression

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    Depression, also known as clinical or major depression, is a mood disorder that will affect one in eight Canadians at some point in their lives. It changes the way people feel, leaving them with mental and physical symptoms for long periods of time. ...

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  5. Seniors and Depression: Information you need to know

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   We all feel down or sad from time to time. But when the feeling won’t go away and you start to lose interest in the things you enjoy you could be experiencing symptoms of depression. ...

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  6. Managing Depression

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    Module #1 | Module #2 | Module #3 | also available in Slovenian This series of three toolkits discuss discuss and take you through the process of diagnosis, working with a health professional and preventing relapse. You'll find tips and self-manageme ...

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  7. Postpartum Depression

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   You’ve just had a new baby and this is supposed to be the happiest time of your life. Everyone expects you to be the glowing new mother who experiences joy at each giggle o ...

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  8. Seasonal Affective Disorder

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    Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a kind of depression that appears at certain times of the year. It usually begins in the fall when the days get shorter and lasts through the winter. SAD doesn’t only happen in the colder months though. ...

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  9. Dealing with a Depression Diagnosis

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    Being diagnosed with anything can be hard, but a mental health diagnosis can be particularly hard to deal with. You might wonder why this has happened to you and how a diagnosis will affect your life. But no matter what, it’s important to remember that yo ...

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  10. Working with your Doctor for Depression

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    Talking to your health professional about depression is a very important first step. It’s the beginning of your journey to wellness. Once you’ve received a diagnosis, you and your health professional will need to build a treatment plan that works for you. ...

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