Holiday Cocktail for Depression

The perfect cocktail recipe for holiday depression has been discovered. Its ingredients are stress, financial insecurity, family gatherings, holiday music on endless replay, and alcohol. Someone who is depressed may be more on edge than ever during the holiday season, feeling smothered by the cheer and goodwill they feel that they are supposed to feel. Turning to drink may seem to temporarily lead to that cheer, but usually leads to a holiday ending that can leave them feeling both emotionally and physically hung over. What they may not realize is that alcohol is a depressant and can serve to only exacerbate a season that can cause enough stress on its own.

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Shea Kamlet, Psy.D.
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