Signs, Causes, and Coping Tips

Jennifer E. Engen

Life after college can be tough. If you’ve felt a little down — or more than a little down — since graduation, you definitely aren’t alone. Many people find the post-grad transition period difficult. Some even go on to develop post-grad depression, meaning they feel so low, tired, or unmotivated […]

Depression in Women: Unique Effects, Hormones, Coping

Jennifer E. Engen

Depression affects at least 350 million people around the world. Women are twice as likely to deal with its symptoms as men. Countless factors can influence how the female body and mind respond to life’s changes and challenges. These include genetic issues, physical problems, and social factors. Understanding how depression […]

Sleep Apnea and Depression: Symptoms, Therapies, Coping

Jennifer E. Engen

Sleep apnea is a condition that causes intermittent interruptions in breathing during sleep. There is some evidence that sleep apnea is linked to mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious medical complications, such as heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and sudden death.  Sleep […]