DEPRESSION AND HOW SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS INFLUENCE MENTAL HEALTH
Michael Friedman, Ph.D. is the author of the book, "Brick By Brick," a contributor to Psychology Today,The Huffington Post, and is a clinical psychologist specializing in how social relationships influence mental and physical health. Dr. Mike joins the LLA show to discuss the following:
Are there any real benefits to experiencing depression
At what point should one seek a professional to aid in coping with depression
Dr. Friedman discusses the difference between biological influences of depression & environmental influences of depression
Why is the road to success often a depressing journey for many
Dr. Friedman discusses the Jekyll & Hyde syndrome of "Social Media Rockstars"
Dr. Friedman shares his thoughts on the delusions of grandeur shared by those who mentally relive how fit they were when they were younger
Should you treat your spouse like you'd treat your boss?
Why you may want to question getting marriage/relationship advice from actor/comedian Steve Harvey
How do relationships lead to depression
Dr.Friedman discusses the power of mindfulness, gratitude, purpose and the psychological connection of the two
Why physical fitness is a breeding ground for depression