The holidays are long gone, but for most people, depression still lingers behind.
We often hear how depression is a big problem before and during the holiday season, but folks suffering from depression aren't miraculously cured once the holidays are gone. In fact, sometimes feelings of sadness and loneliness get even worse afterwards.
Psychologist Frankie Clark says, "You're tired and you ate too much and you spent too much money, and all those family problems seem even worse."
East Texas psychologists say the first few weeks after Christmas is their busiest time of the year because folks have struggled with their depression throughout the holidays.
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