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Can People Be Permanently Cured Of Major Depression
Major depression is a mood disorder where a person is persistently sad or depressed for at least two weeks with changes in sleep, appetite and weight. Change in mood could also present as irritability. Low energy or persistent lethargy is also seen. Hopelessness and disinterest in enjoyable activities is common. Suicidal ideation is a sign of worsening depression ...Read more
If you are cured of major depression will your sleep cycles and thought processes clear up, or can these be permanent?
Many options: Except for severe major depression, generally, psychotherapy alone is just as effective as antidepressants alone. Though other non-pharmacological options (e.g. Light therapy, aerobic exercise, epa, etc) have been found to have efficacy, studies that support their use are generally neither as numerous, nor have as many subjects as those regarding psychotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with major depression and recently I have been feeling happy with out my anti-depressants. Am I "cured"?
No: may have resolved an episode of depression but if you were diagnosed with depression you probably have that diagnosis for life unless it was only situational depression. You can have periods without medications but if you recognize new symptoms then it is important to see your health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with abnormal grief, major depression and anorexia does this make me a really bad person and don't deserve help is it possible to cure alone?
No, not bad person: No, these problems do not make you a bad person who doesn't deserve help. It sounds like you also need to be working with a psychiatrist in addition to a psychologist and nutritionist, for best results. Trying to cure your problems alone is not the answer, but you can do many good things for yourself along with treatment. Medications for depression can help many people -- possibly you too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Steps: First you need to have a thorough evaluation by your family doctor, and if appropriate by a psychiatrist next. There are medical reasons for depression (e.g. Thyroid disease, diabetes, others). Once the diagnosis is made, there are two effective treatments: cognitive behavioral therapy and ssri/snri medications. The best is to use both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please tell me if it is common for drugs like adderal to be prescribed for people who have major depression?
Atlhough it is: Sometimes prescribed off label - i would not consider it to be the norm. It is not an antidepressant. ...Read more
I don't usually hear: The word asylum. Some depressed people benefit from inpatient psychiatric care. Reasons for admission might be suicidal thoughts, thoughts of harm to others, losing touch with reality or being so impaired that one isn't able to handle daily functioning. ...Read more
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
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