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This board is inspired by the books written by Ashley L. Peterson of Mental Health @ Home Books: Managing the Depression Puzzle, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Psych Meds Made Simple.

Mental Health at Home | Ashley L. Peterson
There are a variety of different treatments available for depression, but no single form of treatment is going to work for everyone. Sometimes, it can take a fair bit of trial and error to find the best fit. It can be helpful to keep an open mind, because something unexpected might end up working for you. To find out more about these and other options, check out Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson. #majordepression #depressiontreatment #livingwithdepression #depressionbooks

Options for Treating Depression

There are a variety of different treatments available for depression, but no single form of treatment is going to work for everyone. Sometimes, it can take a fair bit of trial and error to find the best fit. It can be helpful to keep an open mind, because something unexpected might end up working for you. To find out more about these and other options, check out Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson. #majordepression #depressiontreatment #livingwithdepression #depressionbooks

Want to know more about mental illness and its treatment? Mental Health @ Home Books has you covered. Titles include Psych Meds Made Simple, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Managing the Depression Puzzle. All of these draw on author Ashley L. Peterson's as a former pharmacist and mental health nurse, and person living with depression. #mentalhealthbooks #mentalillnessbooks #depressionbooks #mentalillness #psychiatry

Mental Health @ Home Book

Want to know more about mental illness and its treatment? Mental Health @ Home Books has you covered. Titles include Psych Meds Made Simple, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Managing the Depression Puzzle. All of these draw on author Ashley L. Peterson's as a former pharmacist and mental health nurse, and person living with depression. #mentalhealthbooks #mentalillnessbooks #depressionbooks #mentalillness #psychiatry

There's a whole lot of stigma around psychiatric medications, but taking meds is just as valid a treatment option as anything else. There is no single treatment that works for everyone, so it's all about finding what works best for you, whatever that ends up being. The key thing is having solid information to base decisions on. #psychmeds #medications #mentalillness #mentalhealthtreatment #pillshaming #endthestigma

Taking Psych Meds

There's a whole lot of stigma around psychiatric medications, but taking meds is just as valid a treatment option as anything else. There is no single treatment that works for everyone, so it's all about finding what works best for you, whatever that ends up being. The key thing is having solid information to base decisions on. #psychmeds #medications #mentalillness #mentalhealthtreatment #pillshaming #endthestigma

Treatment strategies like medications and therapy can improve symptoms of illness, but it's also important to practice strategies that promote greater mental wellness. Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson covers a wide range of both types of strategies to try out and see what fits for your individual illness. #majordepression #depressionbooks #livingwithdepression #depressiontreatment #mentalhealthbooks #mentalillness

Managing Depression

Treatment strategies like medications and therapy can improve symptoms of illness, but it's also important to practice strategies that promote greater mental wellness. Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson covers a wide range of both types of strategies to try out and see what fits for your individual illness. #majordepression #depressionbooks #livingwithdepression #depressiontreatment #mentalhealthbooks #mentalillness

Melancholic features is a subtype of depression that is characterized by symptoms including anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure), psychomotor retardation (slowing of movement), and early morning awakening. #melancholia #melancholicdepression #majordepression #depressionsymptoms #mentalillness Grief Loss, Depression Symptoms, Bipolar, Mental Illness, Depressed, Disorders, Awakening, Mental Health, Positivity

Melancholic Depression

Melancholic features is a subtype of depression that is characterized by symptoms including anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure), psychomotor retardation (slowing of movement), and early morning awakening. #melancholia #melancholicdepression #majordepression #depressionsymptoms #mentalillness

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has the most research evidence to support its effectiveness in depression, but there are a number of other options that can also be helpful. What's key, no matter what form of therapy you do, is having a strong therapeutic relationship. To learn more about therapy options for depression, check out Managing the depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson. #depressionbooks #majordepression #depressiontreatment #therapy #mentalhealth #mentalillness Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Depression Treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cbt, Acceptance, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Relationship, Writing

Therapy for Depression

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has the most research evidence to support its effectiveness in depression, but there are a number of other options that can also be helpful. What's key, no matter what form of therapy you do, is having a strong therapeutic relationship. To learn more about therapy options for depression, check out Managing the depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson. #depressionbooks #majordepression #depressiontreatment #therapy #mentalhealth #mentalillness

Depression is hard. There's a lot to figure out, and there can be a lot of trial and error until you find what works best for you and your individual illness. Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson combines professional expertise and personal experience to offer a wide variety of strategies that may fit in your own unique depression puzzle. #majordepression #depressiontreatment #depressionbooks #mentalhealthbooks #mentalillnessbooks #livingwithdepression Books About Mental Illness, Living With Depression, Depression Treatment, Book Review, Mental Health, Puzzle, Mindfulness, Writing, Unique

Managing the Depression Puzzle

Depression is hard. There's a lot to figure out, and there can be a lot of trial and error until you find what works best for you and your individual illness. Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson combines professional expertise and personal experience to offer a wide variety of strategies that may fit in your own unique depression puzzle. #majordepression #depressiontreatment #depressionbooks #mentalhealthbooks #mentalillnessbooks #livingwithdepression

Psych Meds Made Simple: How & Why They Do What They Do is the first book from Mental Health @ Home Books and Ashley L. Peterson. It covers the basics of pharmacology to aid in understanding how both the therapeutic effcts and the side effects of different medications come about. The book covers antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anxiolytics, antipsychotics, and stimulants. #medications #psychmeds #mentalillness #antidepressants #moodstabilizers #antipsychotics Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Resources, Books About Mental Illness, Mood Stabilizer, Psychiatric Medications, Seizure Disorder, Living With Depression

Psych Meds Made Simple

Psych Meds Made Simple: How & Why They Do What They Do is the first book from Mental Health @ Home Books and Ashley L. Peterson. It covers the basics of pharmacology to aid in understanding how both the therapeutic effcts and the side effects of different medications come about. The book covers antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anxiolytics, antipsychotics, and stimulants. #medications #psychmeds #mentalillness #antidepressants #moodstabilizers #antipsychotics

Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, from Mental Health @ Home creator Ashley L. Peterson, combines an explanation of the DSM diagnostic criteria for common mental illnesses, clinical insights from the author's work as a mental health nurse, and first-hand narratives from people living with these conditions. Overall, it prvovides a well-rounded, multi-faceted perspective on what mental illness is really like. #mentalillness #dsm #psychiatry #mentalillnessbooks #mentalhealthbooks Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Resources, Good Mental Health, Books About Mental Illness, Schizoaffective Disorder, Psychiatric Medications, Mental Health Illnesses, Mental Disorders, Psychiatry

Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, from Mental Health @ Home creator Ashley L. Peterson, combines an explanation of the DSM diagnostic criteria for common mental illnesses, clinical insights from the author's work as a mental health nurse, and first-hand narratives from people living with these conditions. Overall, it prvovides a well-rounded, multi-faceted perspective on what mental illness is really like. #mentalillness #dsm #psychiatry #mentalillnessbooks #mentalhealthbooks

If medications and therapy aren't doing the trick for depression, there are a number of treatment options that involve stimulating electrical activity in the brain. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is probably the best known, although theree's considerable stigma associated with it. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is becoming more common, and doesn't involve anaeasthetic like ect does. #major depression #depressiontreatment #electroconvulsivetherapy #tms #brain #mentalillness Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, Mental Health Therapy, Vagus Nerve, Depression Treatment, Mental Illness, Make It Simple, Medical, Number

Stimulating depression brain

If medications and therapy aren't doing the trick for depression, there are a number of treatment options that involve stimulating electrical activity in the brain. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is probably the best known, although theree's considerable stigma associated with it. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is becoming more common, and doesn't involve anaeasthetic like ect does. #major depression #depressiontreatment #electroconvulsivetherapy #tms #brain #mentalillness

Mania occurs in bipolar I disorder. Hypomania, which is a less severe episode at that end of the mood spectrum, occurs in bipolar II disorder, and may also occur in people with bipolar I. Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis breaks down the symptoms of these and other DSM diagnoses. #bipolar #bipolardisorder #mania #mentalhealth #mentalillness #dsm #psychiatry Bipolar I Disorder, Psychiatry, Make Sense, Mental Illness, Spectrum, Disorders, Make It Simple, Depression, Mental Health

Mania and hypomania

Mania occurs in bipolar I disorder. Hypomania, which is a less severe episode at that end of the mood spectrum, occurs in bipolar II disorder, and may also occur in people with bipolar I. Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis breaks down the symptoms of these and other DSM diagnoses. #bipolar #bipolardisorder #mania #mentalhealth #mentalillness #dsm #psychiatry

When the usual meds stop working, or if they didn't work in the first place place, it's time to get creative about what add-on treatments can be brought into play, such as ketamine or newer, more experimental treatments. #depressiontreatment #treatmentresistantdepression #majordepression #livingwithdepression #mentalillness Depression Treatment, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Place Place, Living With Depression, Thyroid Hormone, Stop Working, Mental Illness, Mental Health

Options for treatment-resistant depression

When the usual meds stop working, or if they didn't work in the first place place, it's time to get creative about what add-on treatments can be brought into play, such as ketamine or newer, more experimental treatments. #depressiontreatment #treatmentresistantdepression #majordepression #livingwithdepression #mentalillness

Some people feel like they've always been depressed. For others, like me, depression comes later on, and a lot of work goes into figuring out an identity with depression and letting go of the life that came before. #livingwithdepression #majordepression #identity #mentalhealth #mentalillness #livingwithmentalillness Living With Depression, Bodice Pattern, Make Sense, Mental Illness, Depressed, Disorders, Letting Go, Mental Health, Anxiety

Life before depression

Some people feel like they've always been depressed. For others, like me, depression comes later on, and a lot of work goes into figuring out an identity with depression and letting go of the life that came before. #livingwithdepression #majordepression #identity #mentalhealth #mentalillness #livingwithmentalillness

When dealing with major depression, it's essential to treat the illness, with strategies like medication or therapy, but it's also important to take steps to promote overall wellness. These are just a few of the strategies covered in Managing the Depression Puzzle, which addresses both illness treatment and wellness promotion. #wellness #majordepression #mentalhealth #mentalillness #depressionbooks #mentalhealthbooks Self Compassion, Good Sleep, Mental Illness, Depression, Mental Health, Anxiety, Promotion, Therapy, Puzzle

Wellness promotion in depression

When dealing with major depression, it's essential to treat the illness, with strategies like medication or therapy, but it's also important to take steps to promote overall wellness. These are just a few of the strategies covered in Managing the Depression Puzzle, which addresses both illness treatment and wellness promotion. #wellness #majordepression #mentalhealth #mentalillness #depressionbooks #mentalhealthbooks

Maintaining hope in the face of chronic depression can be challenging. Managing the Depression Puzzle addresses this and other depression-related things to wrap your head around, including figuring out your identity and makig decisions around disclosure. #depressionbooks #majordepression #hopelessness #depressionsymptoms #mentalhealth #mentalillness Depression Symptoms, What Is Hope, Living With Depression, Mental Illness, Disorders, Make It Simple, Mental Health, Identity

Hope and depression

Maintaining hope in the face of chronic depression can be challenging. Managing the Depression Puzzle addresses this and other depression-related things to wrap your head around, including figuring out your identity and makig decisions around disclosure. #depressionbooks #majordepression #hopelessness #depressionsymptoms #mentalhealth #mentalillness

There is no single right way to manage depression. What works for one person doesn't work for everyone, and many of us need more than one stategy in combination. Therapy and medication are the big two, but neither is right for everyone. You can find out about what some of the other options are in Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson. #majordepression #depressiontreatment #livingwithdepression #depressionbooks #mentalhealth #mentalillness Managing Depression, Living With Depression, Depression Treatment, Disorders, Make It Simple, Mental Health, Therapy, Puzzle, Medical

Ways to manage depression

There is no single right way to manage depression. What works for one person doesn't work for everyone, and many of us need more than one stategy in combination. Therapy and medication are the big two, but neither is right for everyone. You can find out about what some of the other options are in Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson. #majordepression #depressiontreatment #livingwithdepression #depressionbooks #mentalhealth #mentalillness