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Emotions of Cancer

The Emotions of Cancer Cancer is an emotional condition.  There can be many decisions to make.  There can be devastating, anxiety provoking, and depressing treatments and complications.  Treatment side effects can impact cognition, motivation, and emotions.   When...

Biological nature of gender identity

Literature review shows a biological nature of gender identity. Gender identity is a fundamental human attribute that has a profound impact on personal well-being. Transgender individuals are those whose lived and identified gender identity differs from their natal...

Diabetes and Depression

Several studies show a link between diabetes and depression. Depression often occurs with many chronic health conditions, although we don't know why. With diabetes, depression can impact self-care and diabetes management, and diabetes management can impact...

Depression Self-Management

Depression Self-Management.  If you experience moderate to severe depression, please seek help. Despite the development of various self-management programmes that attempt to ameliorate symptoms of patients with chronic major depressive disorder (MDD), little is known...

Depresion and Heart Disease

Depression and Heart Disease Depression often occurs with heart disease.  For help with depression related to coronary issues, please seek help. From Depressive Symptoms, Cardiovascular Disease Severity, and Functional Status in Older Adults With Coronary Heart...

LGBT Breast Cancer Survivors

To LGBT Breast Cancer Survivors: I co-led a lesbian cancer support group and understand many of the issues associated with breast cancer, other forms of cancer, and LGBT issues with medical care.  If you and/or your partner need to talk about cancer, please call.  I...

Therapy helps With depression

Therapy helps depression.  If you experience depression, please seek help. From Medscape Psychotherapies for Adult Depression: Recent Developments by Pim Cuijpers, Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2015;28(1):24-29. Summary Psychotherapies are essential tools in the...

LGBT Discrimination

LGBT Discrimination is still prervasive. If you suffer from emotional issues related to LGBT discrimination, please call for help. From The Williams Institute March 2, 2015 Study documents pervasive discrimination by law enforcement in LGBT community A new report...