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Depression Statistics: Unhappiness by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know 80% of individuals affected by depression do not receive any treatment? Learn more depression statistics & facts.
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Your Brain On Depression

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Depression may be the cause or effect of abnormal brain activity. How do we know this? How can you measure what is going on inside someone’s brain? There are some sophisticated medical technologies...
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The Use of Adventure Therapy in Community-Based Mental Health: Decreases in Problem Severity Among Youth Clients | OBHRC

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Tucker, A., Javorski, S., Tracy, J., & Beale, B. (2012- Online First). The use of adventure therapy in community-based mental health: Decreases in problem severity among youth clients. Child and Youth Care Forum.

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Wilderness Therapy Programs Less Risky Than Daily Life - Outcome Magazine

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wilderness and adventure therapy programs are at significantly less risk of injury than those playing football and are three times less likely to visit the emergency room for an injury than if they were at home...

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, April 2, 2013 2:51 PM

This is very significant because of the wide spread irrational fear of many people that the wilderness is dangerous.  It indicates instead that the danger is in not intervening when an adolescent is making poor and risky decisions.  -Lon

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Important information.

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Using Exercise as a Treatment for Depression

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I am guessing that you already know that exercise can do wonders for your mood, and that you’ve probably considered exercise as a treatment for depression. It(...)
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Depressed? Crossed wires in the brain

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Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a severely debilitating illness characterized by sadness and an inability to cope.

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Outdoor Therapy Can Help Troubled Teens Break Vicious Cycle

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Outdoor therapy, also known as wilderness or adventure therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that’s used to treat individuals who suffer from mental or emotional issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and drug addiction. In some cases, the term also refers to a form of physical therapy that uses the outdoors to promote healing


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Adventure Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice

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Adventure Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice (Adventure Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice http://t.co/mvH8LKwzmp)

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Megan Varner's curator insight, March 30, 2014 3:03 PM

The book we use for the class

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i use this book in class (:
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» Adventure Therapy Found to Be Safer Than Staying Home - Psych Central News

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An analysis of 12 adventure therapy programs has discovered a strong safety record for the outdoor therapy programs. Adventure therapy is a prescriptive use

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Major Depressive Disorder Criteria DSM iv

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The Major depressive disorder criteria dsm iv revised edition (DSM-IV) defines a major depressive episode that last for at least two weeks period during which an individual has a depressed mood or loss of pleasure or interest.

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Clinical Depression (Major Depressive Disorder)

Depression is one of the most misunderstood disorders. People often wonder why those suffering with depression can’t just cheer up or get over it. The sadness just seems to never go away and life seems unbearable but often no one understands.
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