Have you not been feeling like yourself recently? Are you feeling “blue” or “down in the dumps” more often than normal? Are you having a hard time motivating yourself to get out of bed, or really do much of anything? Are your feelings of sadness causing you to disengage from your life? These are common symptoms of depression that indicate that you need help. Fortunately, this condition is highly treatable when you connect with the right mental health professional. Contact Dr. Angela Reiter & Associates for depression treatment in Eastchester.

  1. How to Cope with Depression at Work

    When you are clinically depressed, it means managing the symptoms of your condition on an ongoing basis. Unfortunately, life can’t be put on hold for your depression, and this can be particularly stressful at work. You want to be as successful as possible at your job, but when you are dealing with depression symptoms such as fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and low mood, it can feel impossible…Read More

  2. 5 Lesser Known Symptoms of Depression

    Picture a person with depression and what they might be feeling. Chances are, you see someone curled up into a ball, crying. While extreme sadness is one symptom of depression that many people experience, this condition does not manifest in the same way for everyone. As a result, depression often goes overlooked until it starts to interfere with daily life. Educating yourself on the lesser known s…Read More

  3. Depression in Children and Adolescents

    Detecting and Treating Depression in Children and Adolescents When we think of depression, we often consider it a disease that only affects the adult population. We rarely attribute the symptoms to adolescents, and even more rarely to children. However, depression, in all of its forms, can affect any age population. Unfortunately, because we’re so accustomed to believing that adults are the only…Read More

  4. How Depression Works

    So often we see on social media, or hear in movies and TV shows, the overblown and very hyperbolic statement, “[insert innocuous thing here] I’m so depressed now!” More often than not, someone claiming to be “so depressed” in their social media posts is doing so to be purposefully dramatic for effect, when they are not, actually, depressed at all. They may be sad, melancholic, bummed out…Read More

  5. Depression: Seasonal or Not?

    As the days get shorter, do you find yourself being less active, feeling sluggish and easily agitated, oversleeping, or experiencing appetite changes? Many people, especially those prone to anxiety and depression, experience these symptoms and others every winter. The good news is you aren’t alone! According to Drs. Steven D. Targum and Norman Rosenthal, nearly twenty percent of the US populatio…Read More