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Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert

Moscow, Russia
I have suffered depression for 4 years and as I'm being recovered I would like to share my experience with anyone who needs help. I created a blog that contains my own observations and self-help tips which I worked out since there was no medical help available in a place where I live. In future I... Full Bio
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October - National Depression Awareness Month by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This year I reduced activity on this blog because of many changes in my life. The main change of course is dragging myself out of what I call 'full-grade' depressi ... Read on »
October - National Depression Awareness Month by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This year I reduced activity on this blog because of many changes in my life. The main change of course is dragging myself out of what I call 'full-grade' depr ... Read on »
When depression really starts? by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The depression doesn't start from nowhere. There are usually life experiences that are the cause. Here is the theory I found useful in self-help treatment. It helps to d ... Read on »
When depression really starts? by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The depression doesn't start from nowhere. There are usually life experiences that are the cause. Here is the theory I found useful in self-help treatment. It helps to de ... Read on »
Personality Disorder Information by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Disorder Rating Paranoid Disorder : Very High Schizoid Disorder : Moderate Schizotypal Disorder : Moderate Antisocial ... Read on »
Get rid of disturbing thoughts and memories by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Today I'd like to tell you about dreams and memories. There is some exciting activity - dreaming. Dreaming of who you want to become, what you want from your w ... Read on »
Let the sunshine in by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Good things come and go while bad ones tend to stick in a memory and sometimes even good things pass by unnoticed. This is why a depressed mind spend sleepless nights reco ... Read on »
Some helpful sites by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In my previous post I wrote that I'm no doctor. However recently a person advised me a couple of sites where you can actually find a therapist or another family doctor. ... Read on »
I'll share all I know about depression but I'm not a doctor by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Recently I've received a comment from anonymous user who suffered from a loss of a loved one and asked for help. I answered but I would like to make it a separate post to ... Read on »
Some helpful sites by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In my previous post I wrote that I'm no doctor. However recently a person advised me a couple of sites where you can actually find a therapist or another family doctor. I ... Read on »
I'll share all I know about depression but I'm not a doctor by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Recently I've received a comment from anonymous user who suffered from a loss of a loved one and asked for help. I answered but I would like to make it a separate post too ... Read on »
Personality Disorder Information by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Disorder Rating Paranoid Disorder: Very High Schizoid Disorder: Moderate Schizotypal Disorder: Moderate Antisocial Disorder: ... Read on »
Yoga at home. Where to start? by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Yoga Recently I've had a talk with my husband and we came to the point that it’ll be good to me to start doing some yoga to keep my body healthy and fit without overexhausting my ... Read on »
Get rid of disturbing thoughts and memories by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Today I'd like to tell you about dreams and memories. Dreaming the future There is some exciting activity - dreaming. Dreaming of who you want to become, what you ... Read on »
Let the sunshine in by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Good things come and go while bad ones tend to stick in a memory and sometimes even good things pass by unnoticed. This is why a depressed mind spend sleepless nights reco ... Read on »
When you paint it black by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health "I was weak. That's why I needed you... needed someone to punish me for my sins... but that's all over now... I know the truth. Now it's time to end this. " - James ... Read on »
Alcohol and depression by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I have thought a lot about the recent events in my life and it made me understand the following: wise are those who learn from their's earlier mistakes. Today I would like ... Read on »
To my readers... by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Dear all who reads my blog, I write tips and advice here which you may find useful. However I would like to be honest and tell you the story which happened to me on this weeke ... Read on »
10 Tips to help someone with depression by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Sometimes it is hard to find the right words. Sometimes even the best intentions may hurt. This post is dedicated to people who know someone with depression. So what t ... Read on »
When your colors fade to gray by Alexandra Cohen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health You want to do something, but don't know what exactly or where to begin. Yet all your fingers are thumbs and you can't do anything. The colors fade to gray and you end u ... Read on »