Tips for Combatting Holiday Depression
Last updated 12/8/2006 at Noon
Though the holiday season is one that is traditionally associated with joy, parties, friends and family, for many people it can be something entirely different. Feelings of loneliness and hopelessness are common at this time of year, a time many people use to reflect on another year gone by and look ahead at what is to come. For some, past mistakes combine with anxiety about the future to form feelings of depression.
If you or someone you know might be suffering from feelings of depression this holiday season, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH),...