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Is There A Difference Between Blue Light And Uv Light For Sad
See below: Bright light is effective for seasonal affective disorder, and blue light is preferred- both are part of visible light. Uv light is not part of the visible spectrum and is not indicated for sad. ...Read more
What is the difference between depression, postpartum depression, baby blues, and general sadness?
2 general types: Generally there are two types of depression listed in the DSM5. The first is dysthymia, which is a chronic type of depression that varies little in intensity, and major depression, which varies in intensity a great deal. ...Read more
Typical person test: Sadness is a normal human emotion expressed under appropriate psychosocial circumstances. Depression is a disorder that causes one to derive no pleasure out of usual activities, to be unmotivated, to not care, to be unproductive. To see gloom where there is none. To be flat, unable to have appropriate emotion. If you're concerned about being depressed, see your doctor right away. It's treatable. ...Read more
Sadness vs depressio: Sadness is a symptom of the syndrome of depression, but can be just an isolated fact in a period of life if not accompanied by, among others, insomnia or sleeping life away, excessive fatigue, loss of appetite or excessive appetite, loss of pleasure in doing things you used to like, feeling bad about self, feeling guilty....If sadness lasts too long and too severe, it will lead to depression. ...Read more
Here's the difference.: With sadness you feel just mildly down. With depressionthere is a far-reaching effect on your mental and physical health and existence. For example, you asked for dental experts to comment on this topic instead of mental experts. That is the type of difficulty that is more likely to be found with depression as opposed to with sadness. Depression causes problems with concentration attention span feeling hopeless hopeless worthless and guilty, causing increased or decreased sleep, increased or decreased appetite, and a loss of motivation and pleasure. Depression can also cause suicidal or homicidal thinking. If you are depressed please seek treatment. See your family doctor first and take it from there. Be sure to be involved in psychotherapy as well. Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season. ...Read more
Name only, usually.: Full spectrum bulbs should have the same mix of light rays that sunlight does or they are not full spectrum bulbs. To be effective light therapy lamps should also try, as much as possible, to mimic the suns' rays. It is easier to do so with larger lamps. Some portable led lamps will not usually have that advantage. ...Read more
Sadness is: Usually shorter lived reaction 2 specific circumstances than depression. Self- pity also usually is not constant. Depression leads 2 the sadness & self pity 2B constant unending. There R degrees of depression which are milder, but the feelings just don't lift. Often it is combined with insomnia, withdrawal from social activities, avoidance of friends, weight gain/loss, & crying 4 apparent reason ...Read more
Depression: Sadness is an emotion that lets us know we need to slow down and address certain issues in our lives. Depression is often an inability to do sorrow work effectively, things mount and are unresolved and you mood suffers. Read the free articles on depression on the soundmindz. Org website for daily support. Best. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a sudden feeling of sadness out of the blue, randomly, a couple times a month?
Yes: As long as it lasts less than 24 hours and is not associated with any suicidal thoughts or significant impairment. ...Read more
No: The hallmark of depression is a diminished ability to enjoy things that should be enjoyable. If that occurs, the individual needs to see their physician. The blues are typically not associated with this symptom. However, "blues" that persist for more than 2 weeks should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
The best way to tell: Is to make an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area who can help you figure this out. But in general post partum depression involves sleep and appetite disturbance, feelings of helplessness and inadequacy in caring for your child, feelings of guilt, and emptiness, bouts of anger and other symptoms. ...Read more
Why do dark colors make me depressed and sad, but colors yellow, orange, pink, and light blue make me happy and upbeat? Is it like SAD but with color
Go for it :-): Very little research has been done on the impact of color on mental functioning, and what has been done has been driven by practical concerns (room decor), and observatiional. Feelings about color are highly personal and rooted in one's experience and culture. The broader picture is that we don't know the science behind it, but if bright colors make you feel good, then wear them and enjoy. :-) ...Read more
What should I do to motivate myself? Every time I wake up in the morning, I just feel sad about waking up, it's as if i'd rather sleep..
Eval/Counseling.: Is it a new sx? Set up small, achievable goals to help you with sense of accomplishment. Involve help of friends/family. Look at what helped you in the past to stay organized, motivated. Practice self-care routine, sleep hygiene, relaxation, exercise, proper nutrition. You can also enlist the help of psychologist to help you with symptoms and to guide you through the process. Good luck! ...Read more
Waking in the morning so flat and sad a d thinking its all not worth it, I don't drink or take tablets but do have have very bad dreams has got worse?
It may be time for: Professional help. I would encourage evaluation through a psychiatrist or psychologist to accurately diagnose. From there, a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Don't know why: You do this. If you are depressed - would have this medically evaluated. If you get easily upset over little things - try volunteering to feed the homeless, or helping disabled veterans to put the little things into better perspective. Take care. ...Read more
Try volunteering: To help those people who are facing major life challenges. It will help to put the little things into perspective for you. Take care. ...Read more
Why would you: Seasonal affective disorder (sad) is a biological condition related to high sensitivity to length of the day. It is readily treatable, but treatment requires exposure to lights, so your partner is apt to notice. You will feel much better, when treated, and your partner will benefit as well as you. ...Read more
Psychiatrist needed: Self cutting is not uncommon but it is treatable. ...Read more
Yes: I don't think you should in any way feel "jealous" of the attention your baby is getting. Its just natural for people to feel excited about a new person. ...Read more
I'm very sad cz I love to do alot of things but I don't know why I sit & relax instead of enjoying what I like to do?
What to do if I'm still shorter even for a shorter stature of a filipino. What to do if I'm sad about this. What do you think should I do?
Defense mechanisms: Sometimes we experience everything connected with a feeling, but not the feeling itself. It indicates that a defense mechanism is operating. Psychotherapy can help you gain more access to the full spectrum of your emotional life, which would likely be helpful to you (whether or not you have a specific, diagnosable "disorder"). ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Ragusea.: Psychiatric evaluation would be very helpful. See that you suffer from anxiety and are treated with alprazolam. I wonder if you may also be depressed. An evaluation will help to sort out what is going on and will help to determine a treatment plan that would help you. Take care. ...Read more
Nostalgia?: From late latin nostalgia, from ancient greek * νοσταλγία (nostalgia), from νόστος (nostos, “a return home”) + ἄλγος (algos, “pain, suffering”). ...Read more
Have you recently: Lost a loved one or had some other trauma? You may be grieving. "Feeling Good" by David Burns is a good self-help book but a visit to a mental health professional can speed up your progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I can't sleep but I feel energetic and I'm always happy I stay happy for months but I can't sleep then something minor comes up and I get crushed by sad?
Bipolar: What you put up make me think is it bipolar ii. Talk to your physician. Yes if seasonal maybe sad. ...Read more
Might signal depression, which is treatable by either a psychologist or psychiatrist. What are the causes? How long have the symptoms persisted? On the behavior side, learn to relax, meditate, do yoga, exercise. Try therapy. Severe cases benefit from medication support. Here's a reference for the anxiety part:
http://www. Psychologyproductsandservices. Com/page2.html ...Read more
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