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Doctor insights on: How Do You Treat Dysphoria

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How do you treat dysphoria?

Pleasant Events: Dysphoria can be related to many things. It is important to try to establish whether there is an underlying medical or biological cause. But absent that, pleasant events is one of the best ways to help overcome dysphoria. Also, developing and engaging in meaningful relationships can help as well. ...Read more

Dysphoria (Definition)

"bums you out." It's the opposite of Euphoria, which is a "high" or anything that causes elation. Dysphoria, in a more clinical sense, usually is associated with depression, as in sadness, negative ...Read more


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What is dysphoria and how should you treat it?

Pleasant Events: Dysphoria can be related to many things. It is important to try to establish whether there is an underlying medical or biological cause. But absent that, pleasant events is one of the best ways to help overcome dysphoria. Also, developing and engaging in meaningful relationships can help as well. ...Read more

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What's the definition of dysphoria?

What's the definition of dysphoria?

Dysphoria: This comes from the greek words meaning "difficult to bear". It is experiencing intense feelings of depression or discontent or indifference to the surroundings. ...Read more

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What medications can be used in dysphoria?

What medications can be used in dysphoria?

Any Antidepressant: Dysphoria is a mild depression that has lasted for at least two years. You can treat that with any depression medicine but would consider therapy as well to address the life/environmental changes needed to heal and release the sadness for good. You deserve to be happy. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What is dysphoria and what can bring it on?

What is dysphoria and what can bring it on?

Sadness: "dysphoria" is sadness or feeling depressed. We use it differently than the word "depression." the latter is a formal diagnosis ; requires certain criteria be met. Whereas dysphoria is more of a symptom, descriptive of how someone feels. In other words, you cannot have depression without dysphoric, but you can be dysphoric without having depression. What can bring it on? Too much to list. ...Read more

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How do you control dysphoria before transitioning?

How do you control dysphoria before transitioning?

Transitioning from: what to what? This could be a simple question about going from home to work, or from living to dying. Too vague. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dysphoria?

What is the definition or description of: Dysphoria?

Anything that: "bums you out." It's the opposite of Euphoria, which is a "high" or anything that causes elation. Dysphoria, in a more clinical sense, usually is associated with depression, as in sadness, negative thinking, crabbiness, pessimism, etc. ...Read more

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What is gender dysphoria?

What is gender dysphoria?

A Big Mismatch: Gender dysphoria is a psychological term refering to the distress & unhappiness felt by individuals whose gender as assigned when they were born does not match the gender they identify as - that is, the gender they feel themselves to be. The american psychiatric association defines gd as emotional distress over “a marked incongruence between one’s experienced/expressed gender and assigned gender.”. ...Read more

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Gender dysphoria, what to do?

Gender Dysphoria: Greetings! The best thing to do is to speak to a mental health care provider like a psychiatrist or psychologist. They can offer counseling to help you work through your feelings. I hope this helps, Dr.M ...Read more

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Gender dysphoria, what to do now?

Gender dysphoria, what to do now?

Talk, Seek Support: American Psychiatric Assn defines "Gender Dysphoria" as sustained emotional distress over “a marked incongruence between one’s experienced/expressed gender & assigned gender.” To learn more, u might want to start w/ resources here: http://bit.ly/1soVs1w U might esp find these. helpful: a) an online support network -like tgboards.com ; b) talking to a trans*-competent mental health professional. ...Read more