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I'm depressed. Will falling in love help?

I'm depressed. Will falling in love help?

Love helps: Here's why. We are social creatures. Depression often leads to emotional isolation. Making an effort to connect to the people who care about you is one way to help. Depending on the severity of your depression, starting a romantic relationship might be difficult. Often people who are depressed do not give others the impression that they are interested, emotionally available, etc. ...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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How can you stop myself falling into depression?

How can you stop myself falling into depression?

Call a therapist: Call and make an appointment with a therapist. Consider seeing a psychiatrist as well and start on medication to relieve some of the depression as you begin to work with a therapist in talk therapy. It will get better, good luck. ...Read more

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How can I help with the depression of a loved one?

How can I help with the depression of a loved one?

See link : I like to use the national institute of mental health for information and guidance. It is non-biased i.e. No commercials. I direct family and loved ones of people with depression to this link: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/publications/depression/how-can-i-help-a-loved-one-who-is-depressed.Shtml also---after your loved one is stabilized, ask to attend a meeting with their doctor/therapist. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have love sickness or depression?

How do I know if I have love sickness or depression?

Lovesickness: "lovesickness" may be quite intense, especially if the person you're interested in isn't interested in you. Sleep, appetite, and interest in other activities beyond the object of affection may be poor -- but suicidal ideation is not usually part of lovesickness. Here's a popular run-down on lovesickness: http://tinyurl.Com/mos74hm. ...Read more

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Can depression make you fall out of love with someone?

Can depression make you fall out of love with someone?

Yes: You can lose your emotional tone necessary for connectedness. That is why we do not recommend that people make any life decisions until depression lifts. ...Read more

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Any advice to deal with depression in your loved ones?

Any advice to  deal with depression in your loved ones?

Spend time together: Depression distorts perception and colors every experience. More than during other times, being loved is an achor and reminder that life is still worth living. By spending time together, the goal is to communicate support without making demand. Important to stay connected to your friends and family yourself. Know that with treatment, depression will pass. It is opportunity to grow closer. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm depressed.. I need help in love with celebrity..?

What to do if i'm depressed.. I need help in love with celebrity..?

Are you actually: Involved with someone who is a celebrity? Do have fantasies or a crush on some who is a celebrity? Do you feel the need to be a celebrity? Not sure i totally understand what you are saying. Do you have a depressed mood or is you life markedly impacted by depression.? Why don't you consider re-asking your question and adding clarification. ...Read more

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I'm afraid that I won't find someone to fall in love with. Am I depressed?

I'm afraid that I won't find someone to fall in love with. Am I depressed?

No: Fear that you won't find someone to fall in love with is a perfectly normal feeling, especially in young adults, and does not indicate depression. Indicators of depression are, but not limited to, fatigue, change in appetite, feelings of worthlessness, changes in sleep patterns, and becoming withdrawn from social interactions. If you are having these symptoms, please talk with your primary care doc. ...Read more

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What causes a person suffering from depression push their loved ones away?

Negative thoughts : It is a double edged sword , depression leads to all thoughts being negative and a pervasive sense of unhappiness is projected most on the environment around you and relationship that you interact most with. On the other side it is " very difficult to be with some one who is impossible to please because he depression. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what form of depression is caused by the death of a loved one?

Could you tell me what form of depression is caused by the death of a loved one?

Bereavement vs MDD: There isn't a specific form of depression per se that is "caused" by the death of a loved one. However, a condition called "bereavement" occurs when one develops depressive symptoms in response to the death of a loved one, which acknowledges the normal human response to loss. However, when these symptoms exceed 6 months, an additional diagnosis of depression is often warranted albeit variations. ...Read more

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Lost a loved one a few months and still blue. Where can I go and get tested for depression?

Hospice: I am sorry for your loss.Hospice is very skilled at dealing with your exact problem.Please contact them. ...Read more

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How do you help a loved one who feels depressed and has tried to commit sucicide a few times ?

How do you help a loved one who feels depressed and has tried to commit sucicide a few times ?

Tell them that: You love them and are worried about them. Offer to go with them to meet with a therapist. If they are suicidal, talk to a psychologist or psychiatrist on your own about your concerns they will be able to advise you on what you can do to get them help. ...Read more

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Got mental tension due to love issue. After this i suffered ED is this somthing to do with my depression. Pls advice.? Never happened before.

Got mental tension due to love issue. After this i suffered ED is this somthing to do with my depression.  Pls advice.? Never happened before.

Erectile dysfunction: Emotional and relationship conflict or anxiety is one of the most common causes of erectile dysfunction, but not the only one. Smoking, hypertension, diabetes, low testosterone, and other things are possible also. You could work with a psychotherapist to explore and resolve emotional issues, and see your physician to rule out or deal with any others. ...Read more

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I feel depressed..burden to everyone because of my health peroblems.. I've tried everything. My life is falling apart.. what do I do.. help me..

I feel depressed..burden to everyone because of my health peroblems.. I've tried everything. My life is falling apart.. what do I do.. help me..

Medical problems: are difficult to deal with no matter what age you are. see your primary doctor and discuss your concerns - referral to a psychologist or a psychiatrist would be helpful. you may need to just talk through your problems but also medication may help the process of adjusting. you are never alone, no matter how alone you feel. ...Read more

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I love to be isolated but sometimes i suffer that and it causes me temporary depression. How can this intense need be comorbid with its opposite?

They are related: The intense desire to be isolated can be a result of depression, feeling of inadequancy or loss of interest in pleasure activity. If the urge is obliged, it could reinforce depression. If such urge is do to resentment or anger, it could lead to depression. Seek professional help render than giving to self isolation. ...Read more

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I get v v angry and aggressive.i want to know how to control this behaviour.are this signs of depression..its effecting my children.i love them a lot.

I get v v angry and aggressive.i want to know how to control this behaviour.are this signs of depression..its effecting my children.i love them a lot.

Bless you for recog-: nizing that parental anger is detrimental to kids. Discipline wirh emotion is ineffective, as positive or negative attention reinforces behavior. See your primary care for referral to a psychiatrist to assess for unipolar or bipolar depression & discuss medical management & to a psychologist for therapy. Family therapy is a good idea, also, a safe way both to apologize & set behavioral limits. ...Read more

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My girlfriends depression has progressively gotten worse- I want to stand by her because I love her but she's not the same person anymore what do I do?

My girlfriends depression has progressively gotten worse- I want to stand by her because I love her but she's not the same person anymore what do I do?

What to do?: Standing with her means be loving , supportive , making sure she takes her medication on daily basis , seeing her physician and her therapist and making her exercise, since exercise, can increase endorphins and can be helpful in decreasing depressive symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Melancholia (Definition)

This is an old term for depression or dysthymia (mildly low mood), from the belief that it was caused by excess ...Read more