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Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is one of the most widely researched and practiced models of psychotherapy in the world. Developed initially for treatment of depression in the 1950s, it is now used as an effective treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

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By the fall of my daughter’s junior kindergarten year, I was getting a little tired of working all day with the kids and tutoring at night. My husband, Jim, and I felt as though we were two passing ships; quality time together was scarce. So I took a job at the local...

 

There is a strong association between chronic disease, mental health and mental illness. People with chronic physical conditions are at risk of poor mental health, including depression and anxiety. At the same time, people with serious mental illnesses have a greater...

 

What is Depression?

 

People casually use the phrase, “I’m so depressed!” to say they are feeling down. But a temporary case of the blues – something we all experience – has nothing to do with real depression.

 

True depression is not the blues, sadness or even grief. It...

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