Depression and Mood Disorders

Depression and Mood Disorders

Jodi B Streich, Ph.D. is a licensed Psychologist providing depression & mood disorders counseling services in the Hoboken and New York City area. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Jodi has experience in a variety of depression & mood disorders counseling.

Depression is a serious, but common, illness: One in 10 adults report experiencing depression, and the condition is the most common cause of disability in the United States. The lifetime risk of any individual person becoming depressed is around 17 percent, and most people have their first bout of depression in their late teens or early twenties. The condition is slightly more common among women, but some researchers speculate that this may be because men are less likely to seek help or because their symptoms are more likely to manifest as anger than sadness.

Both environmental and physiological factors can cause depression. Most mental health experts now agree that brain chemistry plays a major role. The level of neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin in the brain can affect a person’s risk of becoming depressed. However, life experiences affect brain chemistry, and some people become depressed after experiencing a trauma or stressful life change such as a separation or divorce, the death of a spouse, being laid off from a job, financial instability, relocation, or a decline in health. Everyday stressors, like social isolation, domestic violence, and the presence of other psychological conditions, can also contribute to depression. Sometimes depression arises as a defense mechanism in order to avoid experiencing painful emotions. Women who have recently given birth may struggle with postpartum depression in the days, weeks, or months following childbirth.

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Dr. Streich earned her M.A. degrees and Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from Adelphi University, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies. She completed her doctoral training in Clinical and

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