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Yes: Melancholic features is one of the specifiers for the diagnoses of major depression. It includes anhedonia, psychomotor retardation, lack of mood reactivity -- your mood doesn't improve even in response to a positive events. If you need diagnosis and treatment, please see a professional. ...Read more
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A subtype: Melancholia is a subtype of depresson which generally is more severe with lack of reactivity in mood. There are more physical symptoms of no drive, motivation, apathy but can have a dramatic change from am to pm with much worse mood in the am. Melancolic depression is less responsive to therapy alone and often requires multiple medications or ect. ...Read more
There can be: Major depressive disorder is diagnosed by having at least 5 symptoms from a list. Melancholic major depressive disorder refers to having certain specific symptoms. The severe classifier refers to how much the symptoms you have interfere with your functioning and your life. Much of the time if you have melanchotic mdd your symptoms are severe but not always. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That is a real : Problem. It sounds like you are self-medicating. Strongly encourage you to see your physician and to be completely honest about both your drug use and your depressive sxs. If the underlying problem is treated appropriately - your need for drugs may dissolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a final year medicine student and my exams are on feb 2nd.i am in a depressed state.i regret joining medicine.quitting it isn't easy.im helpless?
FINISH!!: After thirty years of practicing Neurosurgery- getting paid less but still making a good living, working harder to keep in practice, getting sued, getting over regulated and being tortured by Obama care- this is still one of the few jobs where you can be a hero on a regular basis and really make a difference in peoples lives. Workout, take a run, regroup, get counseling/psychiatry and persist! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a friend whos been on drugs and hes helosenating , hes very depressed and he emagin things that not there . If he get treated can he get better?
Treat depression: Different treatments work for different people and even for the same person at different times in life. In addition to various medications and therapy, now there also is an fda-approved non-medication treatment for treatment resistant depression: transcranial magnetic stimulation (tms). Tms acts like physical erapy for the brain. It heals and limits the need for other treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend has Chron's disease. Her medicines make her suicidal and depressed. Prednezone makes her gain weight. Anything I can do to help?
Yes: Diet and food sensitivities play a part in Crohn's. She should consider a food elimination diet. www.WholeLifeNutrition.net ...Read more
No anxiety during my entire youth(1-20age), but was depressed during it, used drugs for 10 yrs(20-30age) causing anxiety, will quitting normalize it?
Not enough info: What drugs are you using? You have not provided enough information. ...Read more
I finished my medicine...and i am very depressed becoz my boy friend left me 8 months ago...i thought i can get over him but i am not being able to...
Were you on an: Antidepressant? If so, you might consider taking more. Loss of a relationship is a kind of death and you'll need at least a year to grieve. You need people to talk to and perhaps speaking with a professional is a consideration. If you have any thoughts of self-Harm or suicide call your local crisis center and talk with person. They can help in many ways. Sorry about your boyfriend. ...Read more
Options: There is no cure for depression. It is finding the best treatment that works for you in managing the symptoms. For some people, medication is helpful. Other treatment options include exercise, therapy, support groups, journaling and eating a healthy diet. Vitamin d, b complex and omega 3 supplements can be helpful. ...Read more