Feeling Stressed 


Anyone who feels that they are under stress and is leading them to depression, then the most important thing they should do is contact their family doctor. You have nothing to be ashamed of. There is no doubt that psychological stress is capable of potentential causes of other ills such as schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and depression.

Stress Sites and resources




Stress Management Society 

Work Related Stress 

National Institute of Mental Health

Mums in Science Stress Blog


Phone numbers and Contacts




What is Stress 

The impact of stress most generally manifests as headache, muscle tension, acne, compromised immune system, anxiety, depression, anger, aggression, boredom, nervousness, withdrawal, nightmares and physical illness. Stress then leads on the cause depression. 

Symptoms of Depression

Persistent sad, anxious, or "empty" mood, feelings of hopelessness, pessimism, feelings of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness, loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities that were once enjoyed, including sex, decreased energy, fatigue, being "slowed down" difficulty concentrating, remembering, making decisions, insomnia, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping, appetite and/or weight loss or overeating and weight gain,  thoughts of death or suicide; suicide attempts, restlessness, irritability, persistent, physical symptoms that do not respond to treatment, such as headaches, digestive, disorders, and chronic pain.

 Stress and  Depression  articles

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Omega-3 and Depression Similarly, research has shown that there are strong correlations between low consumption of fish (rich in omega-3 PUFAs) and high prevalence of depressive disorders or bad mood and many neurodegenerative conditions.... 

Depression and Diabetes Several studies suggest that diabetes doubles the risk of depression compared to those without the disorder..

Depression-Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment options Depression is a complex of psychological and physical symptoms. Low mood level or sadness is often the most prominent symptom. The common property of these symptoms is a decreased activity level in parts of the brain....

Stress and your health Stress can take on many different forms, and can contribute to symptoms of illness. Common symptoms include headache, sleep disorders, difficulty concentrating, short-temper, upset stomach, job dissatisfaction, low morale, depression, and anxiety.

Stories of Depression: Does This "It was really hard to get out of bed in the morning. I just wanted to hide under the covers and not talk to anyone. I didn't feel much like eating and I lost a lot of weight. Nothing seemed fun anymore....

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