Category Archives for "Types"

Atypical Depression: The Lesser Known but Surprisingly Common Depression

Did you know that there are multiple kinds of depression? I bet your doc forgot to mentioned that. That’s probably because a lot of doctors don’t think to educate their patients about the differences, thinking we don’t really need to know. Hogwash. Of course we need to know. Why? Because sometimes the doctors miss important […]


Is it Depression? Or is it Bipolar Disorder? Take this quiz and find out!

I can’t count the number of times I’ve cared for a patient who was incorrectly diagnosed. Dozens, literally. Usually it’s because the person has only seen their primary care doc and not a psychiatrist. Primary care doctors, even really good ones, are not experts in psychopharmacology and are not up on the latest psychiatric research. […]