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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?

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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What is the safest medication for anxiety and depression ?

What is the safest medication for anxiety and depression ?

Anxiety & Depression: may respond to a variety of medications I prefer cognitive behavioral therapy to get to the root of the self-talk that may be the source of your symptoms. Please see a mental health therapy who practices this and a book called "Feeling Good" by David Burns. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are signs that you need proffesional help for your depression/anxiety?

Agree w Dr. Ali: If you have functional impairment (sleep, appetite, hygiene, work performance, social interactions) and your quality of life has dropped - those are reasons to obtain professional help. Why suffer when you can be helped? Take care. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are teenagers so obsessed with depression and anxiety.Etc.?

Obsessed?: It depends on what you mean. Dramas, angst, relationship issues are the domain of teens. They are prone towards hyperbole and exaggeration, sometimes due to the lack of perspective and time in life. Major depression and generalized anxiety are serious conditions and they are not the 'teenage dramas' at all. They are real and require assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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Help please! could depression, anxiety and somatisation be understood as appeasement displays?

Possible: Everyone's situation is unique although you are thinking about what psychoanalysts would find interesting in that you are considering the second order effects of psychiatric symptoms in the context of relationships. These phenomena are fundamental and some postulate they are at times unconscious. Through intensive individual psychotherapy they could be deciphered. Talk to a therapist or md! ...Read more

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How can I overcome anxiety and depression?

How can I overcome anxiety and depression?

See below: Finding out triggers is like looking for patterns -- keep diary of the events -- what happened, how you felt before the event, how did the event make you feel; what helped you deal with the feelings and what didn't. Establish sleep hygiene and self-care routine. Look at positive aspects of your life and your own self, focus on activities that bring you a sense of joy. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I get over anxiety and depression?

Make some changes: If you have thoughts of self harm get immediate medical attention. Overall though, a major step is to identify your thoughts, habits, and behaviors supporting these conditions. A cognitive behavioral therapist can help with that and establishing adaptive alternatives you're willing to do to help you overcome your conditions. Depending on severity of symptoms, medication can help you get started. ...Read more

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How to defeat depression and social anxiety?

Your Dr can assess: for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions. Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi ...Read more

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What are symptoms of anxiety and depression?

Anxiety and Dep: Many times anxiety and depression go with one another and create a host of symptoms. Depression can cause changes in sleeping and eating patterns, difficulty concentrating, feeling hopeless and helpless, mood changes, loss of energy and lack of enjoyment. Anxiety causes a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive symptoms. Generally, anxiety causes a sense of fear and loss of control. One should seek professional help if you have anxiety and depression. ...Read more

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I have depression and anxiety lost all hope?

I have depression and anxiety lost all hope?

Don't Lose Hope!: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services ; they can provide transport. When a person is depressed they often feel despair ; come to believe that things can't get better. But there is hope. Allow others to provide you w support ; to help you see the >. ...Read more