Category Archives: Depression

Seek professional counseling with depression?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, What are some signs that I should seek professional counseling to help with depression? A: Chronic depression is a very debilitating and dangerous condition often leading to long-term health problems as well. Seek assistance if you have thoughts of injuring yourself, feel a lack of self-worth, are unwilling to engage in…

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Prevent depression?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I go through periods where I am depressed for no apparent reason. My life circumstances remain the same, but I still feel blue, and there seems to be no reason for it. It only lasts a day or two and then disappears. How can I prevent this? A: Depending on your…

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