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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?

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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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


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