Depression And Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
55 E Jackson Blvd, Ste 490, Chicago, IL, 60604-4396
Distance: 744 Miles
Health and wellness education promotes healthy behaviors to reduce health risks, manage common conditions and prevent physical and mental health problems.
Facing Us offers an online confidential wellness plan, wellness journal, and wellness tracker to track key mental and physical health trends related to overall mood, mood disorder symptoms, lifestyle choices, and physical health.
- Mental health
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LH-2700.9500Wellness Programs Definition
Programs that offer individual and/or group sessions which assist participants to understand how their lifestyle impacts their physical and mental health and to develop personal practices that enhance their total well-being. Wellness programs are holistic and combine a variety of components which may include a general physical examination that is tailored to the individual's needs; an evaluation of the person's pattern of exercise, eating habits, sources of stress and other lifestyle elements that are potential risk factors; and the development and implementation of an individualized plan for prevention management and early intervention to optimize health and performance which may include physical fitness sessions, nutrition counseling, stress reduction techniques, biofeedback, practice in assuming responsibility for one's choices, and other specific measures for avoiding physical and mental health problems.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-5000.0500-250Generalized Anxiety Disorder Definition
An anxiety disorder that is characterized by excessive, uncontrollable tension and worry about everyday things such as health, money, family or work in situations where there is little or nothing to provoke it. The disorder can affect daily functioning and cause physical symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, trembling, muscular aches, insomnia, nausea, dizziness and irritability.
YF-5000.5050-100Bipolar Disorder Definition
A disorder that is marked by episodes of psychotic depression, excessive well-being or mixed episodes alternating with longer periods of relative normalcy. Manic episodes are characterized by elevated, expansive or irritable moods which are accompanied by hyperactivity, pressure of speech, flight of ideas, inflated self-esteem, decreased need for sleep, distractibility and excessive involvement in activities that have a high potential for painful consequences, which is not recognized. The depressive episodes are characterized by loss of interest or pleasure in all or almost all usual activities and pastimes, appetite disturbance, change in weight, sleep disturbance, psychomotor agitation or retardation, decreased energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, difficulty concentrating or thinking and thoughts of death or suicide or suicide attempts. During mixed episodes, the individual experiences rapidly alternating moods of sadness, irritability and euphoria.
YF-5000.5050-170.15Chronic Depression Definition
A depressive disorder (also known as dysthymia or dysthymic disorder) that is characterized by a chronically depressed mood that occurs most of each day more days than not for at least two years accompanied by at least two additional depressive symptoms including poor appetite or overeating, insomnia, hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self-esteem, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions, and feelings of hopelessness. Dysthymia is considered a less severe but longer lasting form of depression than major depression; and usually begins at an earlier age and results in a more persistent impairment of daily function. Many individuals with dysthymic disorder develop major depression within a period of five years.
YF-5000.5050-170.50Major Depression Definition
A disorder that is characterized by one or more major depressive episodes but no manic episodes. Depressive episodes are characterized by loss of interest or pleasure in all or almost all usual activities and pastimes, appetite disturbance, change in weight, sleep disturbance, psychomotor agitation or retardation, decreased energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, difficulty concentrating or thinking and thoughts of death or suicide or suicide attempts.
YF-5000.5050-170.85Transient Depression Definition
Feelings of sadness, despair and discouragement that people experience on an occasional basis, particularly during difficult times in their lives. Transitory depression or normal feelings of "the blues" is distinguished from clinical depression which is marked by symptoms that last for an extended period of time and are so severe that they interfere with daily living.