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Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Lithium treatment: Lithium can be taken as long as necessary provided it is the primary med necessary to stabilize a person's recurring depression and is medically safe. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Why not get help?: if you have been struggling with depression and anxiety for 6 months, why not get some help? I would try speaking with a psychologist to see if the sy ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Types of Depression: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cau ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Biopsychsocial Facto: Biological is inheritance, psychological is low self esteem, social is traumatic events or losses.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriela Cora
31 years experience Psychiatry
Depression Treatment: If you are sure of your diagnosis, work with your doctor for a good combination of medication therapy (one ssri or snri for moderate depression, may n ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Sometimes: Severe and chronic depression will sometimes qualify a person to receive ssi. It depends on the severity and response to appropriate treatment, along ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
See Below: Difficulty concentrating, keeping focus, low or lack of motivation, irritability, depending on severity, some people might start skipping showers, or ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Symptoms: Symptoms may incluse: depresses or orritable mood, sleep initiation and/ or early morning waking, oversleeping, decreased appetite, weight loss, de re ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
There R some tips: Exercise is a natural antidepressant. Even when you feel like staying in bed, get up and exercise. It will improve your mood. Laughter is also a natur ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Multiple Factors: There are several factors that may increase the risk of depression. One of these is a strong family history of severe depression. Also, negative life ... Read More
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