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What can I do about jealousy and depression?

What can I do about jealousy and depression?

Depression: Jealousy is often driven by insecurity and fear of being rejected, if this pattern persists it can certainly lead to depression. Consult a mental health professional who can help you develop a better sense of self and can help you lessen the fears associated with jealousy. Best. 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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Feeling depressed don't know why. Can jealousy cause depression? I'm also a full time student and work part time could this be a sign of being stressed out?

Feeling depressed don't know why. Can jealousy cause depression? I'm also a full time student and work part time could this be a sign of being stressed out?

Yes and Yes.: Jealousy can cause mood imbalance. Life stressors can also lower the threshold one might have to deal with symptoms of depression. You may want to try an antidepressant. There are several available, some of which being quite cheap. Talk to your doctor about the options. Read more

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I am take D-Veniz for my depression problem. But not satisfied. Have any other option?

I am take D-Veniz for my depression problem. But not satisfied. Have any other option?

SNRI's are but one: Of many approaches to depression. Who is prescribing and have you contacted him/her? Start there. (There is a LONG list of antidepressants.) There are also MANY non-medicine treatments that are emerging--herbs (5 htp, SAM-e, Roseroot, St. John's Wort), spices (Saffron), etc. Work with your doctor if considering any of these because they DO sometimes create problems or interactions. Read more

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Hi, can this forum help people who is sufferring from depression?, if so, I have a problem, i'd like to discuss with a professional

Hi, can this forum help people who is sufferring from depression?, if so, I have a problem, i'd like to discuss with a professional

Yes: There is no replacement for a consultation in person and evaluation with a mental health professional. A thorough checkup, maybe labs, therapy and meds might be started if you consult a psychiatrist in your area. However, this website can help with questions about depression and other mental health issues. Feel free to ask. Best wishes. Read more

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What can I do for depression?

What can I do for depression?

Many things: I agree with dr. Saponaro about using psychotherapy with medications, rather than meds alone. Some studies have also shown consistent exercise to be as effective as antidepressants in treating depression. Nutritionally, you can also make sure to have enough vitamin d and omega-3 fats. If not eating wild alaskan salmon at least 2x/week, be sure to take good quality fish oil w/1000mg epa/day. Read more

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Have really bad depression, please help?

Have really bad depression, please help?

Please seek medical: Evaluation and treatment. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active. Read more

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What are the signs of depressions in kids under 5 years old?

Not happy: Absence of happiness is ahedonia. This is common in young depressed pts. Irritability, aggressiveness, being withdrawn, oppositionality, tantruming, sleep disruption, poor eating, and sadness. If you suspect your child has depression, see your pediatrician for medical evaluation & referral if necessary. Read more

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What "drugs" were used in ancient societies to treat depression?

What "drugs" were used in ancient societies to treat depression?

Cathartically: Laxatives were prescribed by ancient greeks along with music & comidies. Read more

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I have really bad depression im lost lost and its making me really sick I don't know what to do?

I have really bad depression im lost lost and its making me really sick I don't know what to do?

See a therapist: It would be good for you to see a therapist or counselor ASAP, especially if you are have suicidal thoughts. You can search online for mental health specialists near you. Please get help soon. Read more

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What is depression?

What is depression?

Multiple causes: Refers to a mood condition typified by the presence of a combination of symptoms including loss of interest, sad mood, appetite& weight changes, low energy, poor concentration, sleep disturbance, guilt or shame with or without feelings of hopelessness and despair. In severe cases suicidal thoughts and/or psychosis may also be present. Most commonly used to describe mdd & bipolar d/o. Read more

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What is depression?

What is depression?

It is treatable: The condition involves depressed or sad mood, changes in eating habits, lack of interest, feelings of guilt, decreased energy, difficulty concentrating and changes in sleep patterns. Sufferers may experience one or many of these symptoms. Most severely, depression may lead to feelings of hopelessness and a desire to harm oneself or others. Fortunately, the condition is treatable. Read more

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What is depression?

What is depression?

Depression: Clinical depression is sad affect, depressed mood, changes in energy/sleep/appetite, poor memory/concentration, loss of interests, physical complaints such as pain, feelings of helplessness/hopelessness/despair/giving up/self hatred, crying spells. Read more

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What is Depression?

What is Depression?

Types of Depression: 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. Chemical depression-neuroscience lab tests-urine. Read more

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What is depression?

What is depression?

Low mood: Depression is an illness that can affect how you feel and behave for weeks or months at a time. When you are depressed, your low mood lasts, affecting your sleep, relationships, job and appetite. Depression is linked with many conditions all with similar symptoms, but with different causes and treatment choices. For more info: https://www. Mentalhealth. Org. Nz/get-help/a-z/resource/13/depression Read more

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Signs of depression?

Signs of depression?

Perpetual sadness: Period of intense sadness, regular crying, apathy, decrease in energy and appetite, poor sleep, decreased motivation and enjoyment of activities, poor self care, isolation and withdrawal, hopelessness, thoughts of suicide. These thoughts, behaviors and feelings are typically not associated with things that would make one sad (loss) but are often independent of life's circumstances. Read more

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Signs of depression?

Signs of depression?

Persistent low mood: Sad and low mood which persists for weeks accompanied by changes in sleep and appetite, decrease interest in previously pleasurable activities, decrease motivation, concentration and interest life are commonly seen in depression. Hopelessness and suicidal ideation may be signs of worsening depression and needs immediate help. Read more

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What helps depression?

What helps depression?

Many things: This is a good question. It depends on several factors. Most important is the cause of the depression. I suggest a consultation with a psychiatrist for clarification and treatment. Usually psychotherapy, physical activity and, if necessary, medication can be effective. Ask your family doc for a referral to a therapist sooner rather than later. Read more

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Is depression my fault?

No way, No how: Please never forget that in some way, the unavailable portion of my mental apparatus-the unconscious, has co-opted my mood and reasoning. Result : depression. Depression is increasing. Approaching 18%. It is a complicated & serious disease. Both genetics and development are intertwined. Biogenetics is greatly advancing;in addition to better medication; learned psychoth. = new br path/conn. Read more

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What causes depression?

What causes depression?

Multitude of things: A question surely pondered thru the ages. Some people are born with a genetic predisposition and a strong family hty. Drug and alcohol abuse can cause depression. Prolonged exposure to stress can make the most resilient among us depressed. Medical depression may be related to inflammatory cytokines which travel from site of illness to brain (e.G mult. Sclerosis can present with depression). Read more

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What helps your depression?

What helps your depression?

Taking action!: There are medications and other medical treatments. In addition, there are psychotherapeutic interventions that can help. Beyond the professional treatment angle people could get more active with others, count their blessings, exercise, do other healthful behaviors. There are new scientifically-based books on increasing happiness as well. But taking action is what will help your depression. Read more

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