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Early Symptoms of Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders that occur in people across the United States. The caring professionals at South Tampa Psychiatry have the expertise to understand the different types of depression, depression symptoms, and the fact that some people need treatment for both depression and addiction issues. If you’re looking for support from…

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Using Insurance to Pay for Mental Health Treatment

Today, most medical experts recognize that your mental health is just as vital to your overall wellness as your physical health is. Unfortunately, until Congress passed the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, insurers didn’t quite agree. Until these critical laws came into being, most insurance companies provided better…

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What Disorders Can Co-Occur?

Co-occurring disorders are potentially confusing for some clients or their family members when they do not fully understand the nature of co-occurring disorders. Determining whether you or your loved one has conditions that can co-occur first requires an assessment. Mental health services, such as those offered through the South Tampa Psychiatry program, is often the first step…

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The Importance of Checking on Depressed Friends

Depression is a distressing condition that afflicts millions of people in the United States. While some people may deal with a more severe depressive disorder, all depression has the potential to be crippling. If you have any depressed friends, it is essential to keep an eye out for their mental health. Sometimes people overlook a…

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How the Winter Affects Mental Health

During the winter, many people face mental health challenges, such as depression. One of the main factors in winter depression is a condition called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition afflicts millions of people across the United States during the fall and winter months. Typically, this type of condition lasts four months, although some people…

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TMS Therapy: Cutting Edge Depression Treatment

Depression is a debilitating condition, one that leads to numerous complications over time. It may cause rifts in relationships, limit your quality of life, and even lead to drug or alcohol use. Fortunately, you can get help. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a type of therapy that may provide you with exceptional results. At South…

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How to Notice Co-Occurring Disorders

Many people with drug or alcohol addiction also have mental health disorders. These conditions may include depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder. When both conditions are present, a person must receive therapy for both mental health and addiction at the same time. This means treating co-occurring disorders with comprehensive care. That’s something our team at…