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Can you tell me how to help with my depression?

Can you tell me how to help with my depression?

Seek help: Depression may hve diffrent causes.It could be due to physical, psychological or brain chemical imbalance . A psychiatrist is best equipped to diagnose the cause and help you with poper treatment. ...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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Can you tell me how i could get help for my depression?

Can you tell me how i could get help for my depression?

Sure: If even the thought of tackling your depression seems overwhelming, don’t panic. Feeling helpless and hopeless is a symptom of depression—not the reality of your situation. If even the thought of tackling your depression seems overwhelming, don’t panic. Feeling helpless and hopeless is a symptom of depression—not the reality of your situation. I the simple act of talking to someone face to face. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the signs/symptoms of depressions in teenagers?

Can you tell me the signs/symptoms of depressions in teenagers?

Teen depression: Is harder to diagnose than depression in adults. All teens have some moodiness and rapid mood swings which can be similar to depression. If you are concerned about a teenager you know consider speaking with a psychologist about your concerns and possibly set up an evaluation for the teen. If a teen is extremely isolated and lacking interest in life ( possibly suicidal) get help asap. ...Read more

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How can I tell I have depression?

How can I tell I have depression?

Get help if...: You may be feeling uncontrollably sad, detached, more irritable, down on yourself, overeating/binging on junk food or not eating/no appetite, having thoughts of self-harm or in fact doing harmful things to yourself to ease the emotional pain like cutting, doing drugs, skipping classes at school, not caring what happens to yourself, isolating from peers and family and thinking of ending it all. ...Read more

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Plz tell me symptoms of depression?

Plz tell me symptoms of depression?

There are many: Including sleep, appetite and/or energy changes, feeling hopeless, helpless or suicidal, loosing interest in previously pleasurable activities, feelings of worthlessness or excessive or inappropriate guilt, trouble concentrating, recurrent thoughts of death, etc. If you are questioning if you are depressed, why not make an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area? You have nothing to loose. ...Read more

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How to tell if i need depression pills?

How to tell if i need depression pills?

It depends on the : Severity of your depressive symptoms ; whether it has responded to non- medication efforts. A psychiatrist can help to determine if medications are indicated. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have depression?

How can you tell if you have depression?

Depression signs: 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 thoughts/plans require immediate help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the signs of depression?

Can you tell me the signs of depression?

Depression: Depressed mood for a consistent period of time, low energy, lack of motivation, difficulties with appetite, under or over sleeping, fatigue, as well as other symptoms can occur. In some people, suicidal ideation is present. ...Read more

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What are the tell tale signs of depression?

What are the tell tale signs of depression?

Classic Signs: The classic signs of depression are: prolonged mood of depression, changes in sleep, decreased interests in enjoyable activities, feelings of guilt, decreased energy, decreased concentration, changes in appetite, decreased initiation of movement and activity, and thoughts of death or suicide. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can avoid depression?

Can you tell me how i can avoid depression?

Live healthy ;: Strive happiness. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try activities such as qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, meditation, yoga, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Socialize. ...Read more

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