Depression & Mood Disorder

Depression & Mood Disorder
Everyone has days when they feel sad, but depression is a serious medical illness caused by changes in brain chemistry that leaves a person with persistent feelings of sadness over a long period of time.

What is Depression & Mood Disorder?

Depression is more than just “feeling blue” for a period of time. It affects the way you think, feel, and act and can cause difficulty in functioning at work and at home. It is not something that you can “snap out of”. Although depression is a serious condition, it is also a common one. It affects roughly one in five women and one in ten men at some stage of their lives. It also doesn’t discriminate; depression is found across age groups, educational levels, and social backgrounds. Once an episode of depression has occurred, there is an increased chance that it can reoccur.

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Treatment & Our Approach

All of Papillon’s residents follow their own Individual Treatment Plan that is used to guide their progress through the three Rehabilitation Blocks: Self-System Development; Trauma Processing; and Reintegration. The result is a personalised and holistic approach to each of our residents’ mental recovery with the goal of sustainable reintegration at the end of their 3-month stay.

There are a number of effective ways to treat depression, and these will be fitted to the patient’s needs and outlined in their Individual Treatment Plan. Treatments include psychotherapy, medications, and lifestyle changes, including improvements in sleeping and eating habits, exercise, and stress reduction. Depression is highly treatable, and the majority of people respond well to treatment.

Other Disorders Treated at Papillon

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Generalised Anxiety Disorder Generalised Anxiety Disorder occurs when one’s anxiety and worry about people or events are out of proportion to the actual circumstance. What

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Dual Diagnosis Disorder

Dual Diagnosis Disorder

Dual Diagnosis Disorder Dual Diagnosis is a combination of any mental disorder and addiction. A person with a Dual Diagnosis has two separate illnesses and

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental illness that manifests as ongoing patterns of difficulty with self-regulation.

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Schizophrenia disorder treatment

Schizophrenia Disorder

Schizophrenia Disorder​ What is Schizophrenia Disorder? A person suffering from Schizophrenia Disorder can hear voices, see hallucinations, or believe a reality that is removed from

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