Posts tagged "depression"

The Most Depressed Place To Live In The U.S.? Philadelphia!

Philly, how you feeling? Everything okay? According to info from Google, you guys are the most depressed city in the country. At least based on your Googling habits. According to…

Julie Gerstein | January 12, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Panic Attacks, Explained In Cartoon Form

Here at The Frisky’s offices, one of the most hotly anticipated books of 2011 is Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom, by the comedienne and all-around-awesome-lady Sara Benincasa. I love this…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Abortion Not Linked To Mental Disorders, Study Says

Having an abortion does not increase a woman’s chance of developing mental health problems, a British health agency has found. The U.K.’s National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health compared a…

Stefanie Blejec | December 9, 2011 - 4:20 pm

25 Percent Of American Women Take Mental Health Medications

According to Medco Health Solutions Inc., more than 25 percent of women took at least one drug to treat psychiatric conditions in 2010, most prominently for depression and anxiety. The use of…

Stefanie Blejec | November 18, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: Overcoming My Eating Disorder

Writing about eating disorders feels like an exercise in vulnerability, not because I am ashamed to share my story, but due to the extremely emotional nature of the topic for…

Skylar Grey | October 17, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Kirsten Dunst Thinks You’re A Weirdo If You Haven’t Been Depressed

“People are embarrassed to talk about [depression]. I would never put anyone down [who] was in that kind of space … I think most human beings go through some sort…

Ami Angelowicz | September 27, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Dealbreaker: The Unmedicated Guy

It didn’t take long for me to figure out something about Nick* was different. Everything about him was outsized, super-charming and a bit impulsive. For our second date, he seriously…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Danielle Staub Says Reality TV Made Her Suicidal

Disclaimer: You may want to flog me for what I’m about to say, but I must say it. As a person who has suffered a serious bout of depression, I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 18, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Zoe Saldana Got The Literal Blues After The Release Of “Avatar”

“The year after ‘Avatar’ was just emotionally overwhelming. I was traveling all over the world, waking up in different time zones. Your body gets exhausted, and by the end of…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 14, 2011 - 11:00 am

Doughnuts Cause Depression

Let me preface this depressing news by saying that I’ve never felt anything but supreme joy when eating a doughnut. However, according to the British Dietetic Association, doughnuts are dangerous…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 28, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Sad Keanu: The Book

Kleenex ready? Because it sure looks like Sad Keanu has inspired a book. In April, Keanu Reeves released the book, Ode To Happiness, along with artist Alexandra Grant. Made up…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 21, 2011 - 6:20 pm

A Test For Depression? Plus, Three Other Unexpected Things You’ll Soon Be Able To Test Yourself For.

In a few years, the following scenario could actually happen. If you’ve been feeling down, sleepy, and just generally like the color has been zapped out of the world, you…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 27, 2011 - 11:40 am

Girl Talk: Why Do Girls Get Depressed After Losing Their Virginity?

I lost my virginity at age 15, in a double wide trailer. I remember his abs glowing under the black-light and the mood music–a Ginuwine album on repeat. I had…

Rachel White | May 3, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Depressed and Unsure” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | April 25, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Just Call Me Miss Lonely Hearts

Wow, what a crazy past few months. I believe I cared for myself pretty well after my big breakup, which was now almost four months ago. I surrounded myself with…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Catherine Zeta-Jones Opens Up About Her Bipolar II Disorder

“This is a disorder that affects millions of people and I am one of them. If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person to seek help, then…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2011 - 1:19 pm

Girl Talk: Hello, Anxiety

The past four months of my life were really, really s**tty and hard. I got dumped suddenly by someone with whom I was in love. I moved out of the

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Do You Ever Get The Bedroom Blues?

Most of us are happy campers after a roll in the hay, but sometimes, not so much. A new study found that more than 30 percent of women have experienced…

Ami Angelowicz | April 5, 2011 - 10:20 am

Girl Talk: And I Thought My Addictions Were Strange…

Thanks to the new TV show, “My Strange Addiction,” I have nothing to feel ashamed about. The TLC series, which offers rubbernecking shock value, made my own struggles with addiction…

Dorri Olds | February 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Fiancé Has Cold Feet”

I am in my mid-twenties, currently engaged to and living with a man I love and respect very much. We got engaged after only nine months, and in total, we’ve…

Wendy Atterberry | January 13, 2011 - 2:00 pm