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How to know if I have depression and/or an anxiety disorder?

How to know if I have depression and/or an anxiety disorder?

Psychiatric eval is: Recommended. Depression sx’s can include feeling sad, irritable or angry; v in sex drive ; energy or motivation levels. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep, appetite ; weight may ^ or v. Concentration, memory ; self esteem may v with an absence of joy, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness. There may be crying spells or thoughts of death or suicide. Symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Generalised anxiety disorder & depression, what to do?

Generalised anxiety disorder & depression, what to do?

Anxiety & Depression: I recommend a medical lab evaluation that includes MTHFR 677 and MTHFR 1298, hormones, vitamin D (25-OH), thyroid, omega 3 levels, and adrenals. Exercise. See a good physician or therapist to determine if you need medication or not. ...Read more

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I think I might have depression or an anxiety disorder. I can't sleep at night and I've been gaining weight rapidly. There are some other symptoms too

I think I might have depression or an anxiety disorder. I can't sleep at night and I've been gaining weight rapidly. There are some other symptoms too

Depression,Anxiety: I understand your distress. Sleep problem can be due to both anxiety and depression. “gaining weight rapidly” is likely due to painful feelings of hurt, resentment, anger, shame or guilt, becoming overwhelming and leading to have relief or pleasure from eating. Alcohol and drugs use can increase anxiety and depression Go to Ocean Feel Wonder and Peace! See Psychiatrist for Therapy, coping skills ...Read more

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Anxiety disorder, pdd, ocd, depression? What should I do?

See your Dr: Consult your pcp or psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have depression and/or an anxiety disorder?

Mental health eval: Can help to determine if you have depression ; /or an anxiety disorder. Depressive sx's may include low mood, irritability, anger, ^ or v sleep, change in appetite, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, v energy, v self-esteem, feelings of guilt. V motivation, absence of joy, v concentration, v memory ; suicidal thoughts.Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of social anxiety disorder and depression?

What are the symptoms of social anxiety disorder and depression?

Avoiding social situ: Depression : depressed mood, lack of interest , anhidonia, poor concentration, lack of sleep or sleeping too much, poor appetite or eating too much , guilt feeling psychomotor agitataion or retaradation and suicidal ideation. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can stop abusing food to help depression and anxiety disorder?

Can i tell me how i can stop abusing food to help depression and anxiety disorder?

There is help: You need to find the right help for you. Are you using food to try to calm yourself down? Are you stuffing your feelings? Be encouraged that you are asking the right questions. If you can figure out what's going on underneath the food abuse, you should feel some relief. You might benefit from therapy and/or overeaters anonymous. Good luck and keep us updated. ...Read more

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Are depression and anxiety inked together and how do you know if you have a anxiety disorder?

No and get evaluated: Anxiety and depression are two different conditions. A person can have depression, anxiety, or both diagnoses at the same time. Anybody can get depressed or anxious at some point in life. The more important question: do these conditions interfere with your life and overall functioning. Either depression or anxiety or both need to be diagnosed by a specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety Disorder (Definition)

Anxiety disorders include excessive fear and anxiety and related behavioral disturbances. Fear is the emotional response to real or perceived imminent threat, whereas anxiety is anticipation of ...Read more