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Do i have anxiety or depression?

Do i have anxiety or depression?

Not enough info to: answer your question. Major Depression is a mood disorder lasting a minimum of two weeks. Depressive sx's may include low mood, irritability, anger, ^ or v sleep, change in appetite, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, v energy, v self-esteem, feelings of guilt. V motivation, absence of joy,v concentration, v memory & suicidal thoughts. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or > ...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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Is anxiety a symptom of depression?

Is anxiety a symptom of depression?

Anxiety: Anxiety and depression can certainly be seen in the same individual. The part of the brain responsible for causing depression can also lead to anxiety. The same neurotransmitters are involved in both systems so we often times see both of these conditions in the same person. ...Read more

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How is anxiety related to depression?

How is anxiety related to depression?

Closely at times: Depression can be anxious , couch-potato, or agitated in nature. In the first instance anxiety is obviously present. Less understood is the existence of a severe anxiety disorder that leads to crippling depression as a consequence. Severe social anxiety, agoraphobia or major panic attacks are so disabling themselves at times that it's almost inevitable that clinical depression occurs then as well. ...Read more

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How can I defeat depression and anxiety?

Yes: Yes! anxiety and depression are very treatable conditions. If either of these are effecting your ability to function or causing you distress, seek medical attention from a pcp or psychiatrist. Medications and therapy can be helpful tools in helping you defeat these illnesses. ...Read more

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How is depression and anxiety associated?

They often: Go hand in hand. Both depression and anxiety are simply symptoms of various illnesses, both physical and emotional. ...Read more

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How can depression and anxiety be treated?

How can depression and anxiety be treated?

Meds & therapy: See a psychiatrist 4 an evaluation--treatment typically involves meds and/or therapy. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have depression or anxiety?

Is it possible that I have depression or anxiety?

You may have 1 or: Both. Ask your doctor for a referral to a psychologist or a psychiatrist to evaluate your condition, as well as to consider medication. You should not have to suffer with depression and anxiety. A therapist can help you start figuring out what is bothering you and start finding ways to cope better with the challenges in life. ...Read more

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How can anxiety/depression be treated in teenagers?

Mental health : I would advise to see mental health professional, e.g., psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. When used alone, pharmacotherapy using anxiolytic or antidepressant is often found ineffective. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on causes depression and anxiety?

What's your opinion on causes depression and anxiety?

Multifactorial: Causes of depression and anxiety can be multifactorial such as : having a positive family history , brain chemistry changes, medical illnesses (i.E thyroid disease), side effects from medications, major life stressors, substance use/abuse and history of abuse/trauma. ...Read more

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Could anxiety and depression lower a person's grades?

It is not uncommon: For children or teens who are depressed to have significant academic decline. Anxiety could also impact academic performance. ...Read more

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