Depression

How To Overcome Depression Without Medication

How To Overcome Depression Without Medication

1. What is Behavioural Activation? Behavioural activation (BA) is a third generation approach of Cognitive BehaviourTherapy for treating low mood and depression. Behavioural Activation focuses on your present life and attempts to make subtle changes to your lifestyle. Behavioural activation theory indicates that much clinically relevant human behaviour is a function of positive reinforcement, and …

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression

This is the second in a series of blog posts about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for a range of issues. This blog will focus on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression. CBT is the NICE recommended therapy for depression. 1. Predisposing factors Predisposing factors consist of childhood events that may increase vulnerability to developing depression. These are …

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5 Tips to Cope with Low Mood and Depression at Christmas

5 Tips to Cope with Low Mood and Depression at Christmas

The Christmas holidays can be a difficult time for our stress levels and it’s even more difficult for people with a mental health condition such as low mood/depression. At this time of the year we have the additional stress of getting all ready for the holiday season. The shopping list is longer than usual, family …

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