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Depressive Anxiety Disorder
Is it possible for one person to have borderline personality disorder, depressive disorder, and anxiety disorder at the same time?
Yes: Anxiety and depressive disorders are often seen concurrently with borderline personality disorder. However, people with borderline personality disorder often have have significant problems with impulse control ( so they might not have a separate diagnosis of impulse control disorder). ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Can major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder be cured?
All at once or: All at once, or one at a time? Those are 3 major disorders and there are many types of each of them. So the answer is yes, and no. It depends on which disorder and how much of a physiological component there is in each illness. You can not cure diabetes, but you can learn to control it. That is true of many psychological disorders as well. ...Read more
Recently diagnosed w/anxiety & depressive disorder..Meds are Zoloft 50mg and ativan 0.5mg what side effects could i expect?
Dx'd w bipolar,PTSD,&OCD by many psychiatrists 4 13yrs,2day told new psych this but after 10mins she dx'd me w anxiety&depressive disorder "NOS."Why??
What could happen if I took 20 Lorazepam 0.5mg pills ? HTN PCOS Anxiety Depressive Disorder Provera Zestoretic Ativan Zoloft
Don't Do It: Obviously you could have serious side effects. The fact that you are asking this question means that you care about yourself and you want help. You should speak with a psychiatrist or other mental health professional. Therapy does work. You may benefit by medication or a combination of medicine along with therapy. Self experimentation with meds is rarely helpful ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not approved in USA: This medication is approved in many countries for the treatment of depression, anxiety, panic disorder, and add or adhd. It is manufactured by pfizer pharmaceuticals. It isn't not yet available in United States because of some question as to its effectiveness in depression. However, that being said, it's popularity is definitely on the rise in those countries where it has already been put into use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 17 and have mixed anxiety and depressive disorder mainly anxiety I have been prescribed both fluxetine 20mg and sertraline 50mg which should I take?
Discuss w/prescriber: This is probably not an either/or situation - but you need to clarify it w/ the doctor who prescribed these medications. Make certain that you fully understand the instructions, what to expect, what to report back about and all the info you can obtain on side effects, withdrawal issues interactions w/ other things in your life - etc., etc. These are powerful. Use carefully and keep Dr. informed. ...Read more
I have obsessive-compulsive disorder and major depressive disorder. Can I have generalized anxiety disorder too?
Can I just tell my pcp what I would like to try for my ptsd, severe anxiety, major depressive disorder. .I think Zoloft and klonopin may work.
Need specialist: Your situation is complicated with 3 psychiatric diagnoses you may be carrying from prior treatment. You'd do well with an experienced psychiatrist for an evaluation and treatment. Tell your psych hx to your pcp and ask for a referral. Keep your pcp in the loop. Psych treatment is more than writing a prescription. It's a complex series of decisions that requires years of specialty training. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder and generalized anxiety disorder?
An anxiety disorder is a condition in which a person has mental illness with anxiety as a main symptom. Although some anxiety is common with normal persons in stressful situations, anxiety disorders occur when the anxiety is prolonged or greatly exaggerated, in comparison to how a normal person would respond ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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