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Can kids get depression?

Can kids get depression?

Yes: Children can get depression as well as adults, although they may not present with the same symptoms. Both can experience changes in sleep and eating patterns, social withdrawal, depressed mood, or even suicidal thoughts. In children, also look for someone who doesn't take pleasure in things they used to enjoy, lots of headaches or stomach aches, or even hallucinations if severe enough.

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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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How to get out of my depression?

How to get out of my depression?

Diagnosed?: Your dr can assess for mood disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. Talking therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is important for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night ; eat healthfully. >.

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How do I get out of my depression?

How do I get out of my depression?

Eval: First - it would be a good idea to find out if you have depressed mood or if you have a clinical depression. This could be assessed by a psychiatrist or a doctoral level clinical psychologist. Once this is done you can see what options are appropriate. Possibilities: cognitive behavioral therapy, psychiatric medications, supportive therapy, group therapy, acupuncture, etc. Good luck.

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Tips to get relief from depression?

Tips to get relief from depression?

Feeling Good: 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 cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you.

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Can you get depression from nothing?

Can you get depression from nothing?

YES?: Not sure about this question but if you mean can become depressed without an outside cause then the answer is yes. There was a division in the past of categorizing a depression as endogenous meaning originating from the inside and exogenous meaning from the outside. Depression can be genetic and just happen. Treatments are similar as using an antidepressant if sever enough to justify. Does not hav.

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How could I get help for depression?

How could I get help for depression?

See below: You might want to start with your primary care provider to find out if there are medical reasons for your depression. You can ask your primary care provider for a referral to psychiatrist and/or psychologist. You can call your insurance company or go on their website to find providers in your area, or you can call your local health department for the info. There are options. Good luck!

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How do get ride of sever depression?

How do get ride of sever depression?

Get treatment: The first thing you should do is get a general check up, to make sure you're not having some form of physical illness that is causing the depressive symptoms (thyroid issues, etc). Next, make an appointment with a psychologist for an assessment. Once diagnosed, the psychologis will begin a course of treatment to help decrease depressive symptoms, which may include prescribed meds from a psychiat

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How can I get out of this depression?

How can I get out of this depression?

Feeling Good: 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 cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you.

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How can I get a handle on my depression?

How can I get a handle on my depression?

Begin today.: Unless the severity has reached a point where you are considering suicide, start with conservative treatments like talk therapy, spirituality and vigorous exercise. Antidepressants work with both of the above but they should not be the first option in mild cases. Consider reducing or taking a break from alcohol or drug use as well.

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What should I do to get depression help?

Start w/your doctor: First step getting help with depression is talking with your own doctor. S/he will check for physical illnesses that may present similarly to depression -- and treat them if present. S/he will also have referral sources to psychiatrists and psychotherapists who can help you with your depression. There are specialized treatments -- not limited to medications -- that can be very effective.

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How can I get help coping with depression?

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How can I get help coping with depression?

Depression: Counseling, medications evaluation, social support system, life style changes.

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What should I do to get out of a depression?

What should I do to get out of a depression?

Ur Personal Quest: I wonder about viewing this time as an opportunity 2 ask urself what would make ur life better? More meaningful? U may not know the answers but grappling w/the questions might help u create the blueprint 4 greater contentment & fulfillment. Check out article here http://bit. Ly/10qk7kl regarding viktor frankl's notion of meaning as healing.

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How do I get help with my depression for free?

How do I get help with my depression for free?

Research: Research mental health centers online or in the phonebook and give them a call. I just did a brief internet search foe free mental health care in louisiana. The following link provided a list of clinics in louisiana, including new orleans. The link is: http://www. Needymeds. Org/free_clinics. Taf? _function=list&state=la. Help is available.

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How could I get help for my depression for free?

How could I get help for my depression for free?

Research: Look online or in the phonebook for area mental health clinics. If there are none in your town, look in a town nearby. I found the following link for texas mental health treatment: https://www. Dshs. State. Tx.Us/mental-health/. This may be a start. Help is available, you just got to find it.

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Tell me how do you get diagnosed with depression?

Tell me how do you get diagnosed with depression?

Psychologist or dr: Depression is diagnosed with a thorough clinical interview. There are several screenings available which can be given to determine if one is likely to have depression but a interview is the most important tool in diagnosing depression. A psychologist, psychiatrist and many physicians are capable of detecting and diagnosing depression.

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How can I get out of on and off depression cycle?

How can I get out of on and off depression cycle?

Get help: This cycling of depression can be difficult to deal with. Have you considered a combination of medication and talk therapy?

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Can you tell me how I could get out of depression?

Can you tell me how I could get out of depression?

Depressed mood or: Clinical depression? There are many things you can do for depression. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Work to get 8 hours or > of sleep per night ; eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Recommend the “feeling good book' by dr. David burns. Don't just read it - do it! ** if you believe you have clinical >.

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Where can I go to get help for terrible depression?

Where can I go to get help for terrible depression?

See your doctor: First step would be seeing your primary care physician for a general health evaluation. S/he may want to treat you with medication, but not all primary care doctors are comfortable with doing this. A psychiatrist can help you with a comprehensive mental health evaluation, and prescribe medications if needed. A psychotherapist is also an essential part of your treatment team. Good luck to you.

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How long does it take to get better from depression?

How long does it take to get better from depression?

Depends: Generally, the longer, deeper, and more fixed the depression, the longer it might take to recover from it. Your doctor can guide you appropriately through the most effective treatments for your particular depression. There are multiple ways to successfully treat it. Combined treatments are often most effective.

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What would be the best way to get out of depression?

What would be the best way to get out of depression?

Therapy/self-care: Therapy will help -- ask your primary care doctor or call your insurance about a mental health provider. Things that you can do on your own -- try to establish routines, sleep hygiene, small achievable goals, look for positive aspects of the environment -- do a summary at the end of the day -- best thing that happened, the things I laughed at, etc. To bring you a sense of joy.

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