Major Depressive Episodes in a Minute

Major Depressive Episodes in a Minute

“People who suffer from Major Depressive Episodes feel sad, melancholic, and experience depressed mood or a loss of interest in pleasure. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Major Depressive Episodes. Thanks for watching!” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

One Minute Diagnosis is a series of short videos where Dr. Ben Michaelis talks about the most common mental health issues affecting Americans.

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America is in the midst of an identity crisis. Our country is more polarized now than ever before. In the midst of the divisions that are tearing apart personal relationships and calling into question what it means to be an American we need a steady voice to provide perspective, balance, and compassion to help heal these psychological wounds. America and Americans need a therapist. That therapist is Dr. Ben Michaelis.

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D., is a clinical and media psychologist, popular keynote speaker, blogger for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and the author of Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy.

Through his dynamic keynote talks, and television appearances Dr. Michaelis shares his wisdom about authenticity, balance, purpose, presence and problem-solving in both work and personal life.

In his private practice, Dr. Michaelis uses a blend of psychotherapy and coaching to help his clients become more present, proactive, and authentic in navigating the ever-changing landscape of work and personal life. Dr. Michaelis has worked with a wide array of patients, including CEOs, politicians, entrepreneurs, authors, actors, musicians, and artists.

Dr. Michaelis is the author of numerous popular and scholarly articles. He is frequently featured as a mental health expert on various national television and radio programs such as on The Today Show, Fox News, MSNBC, The Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, and publications including O The Oprah Magazine, Parents magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Washington Post, Women’s Health, Glamour, and Redbook, as well as many others.


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letsgotomars says:

Yikes what does it mean when I have all of those symptoms for like 5 weeks

Shiloh Graves says:

Haha I WISH I could have my Major Depressive Episodes happen in only one minute, am I right guys???

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