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Could you tell me what are some common signs of depression and what are good ways to deal with stress?

Could you tell me what are some common signs of depression and what are good ways to deal with stress?

Changes in feelings: Some symptoms of depression include loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, weight loss or weight gain, sleep disturbance, very sad mood, feelings of hopelessness. Good ways to deal with stress are exercise, building positive connections with others, counseling with a trusted psychologist, . ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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I been feeling very angry lots of stress n want to run no looking back its that signs of depression?

I been feeling very angry lots of stress n want to run no looking back its that signs of depression?

Mixed state?: Mood extremes, irritability, impulsivity, and extreme restlessness or hyperactivity can signal bipolar illness. A family history of mood swings/bipolar, substance abuse, or violence would be confirmatory. Many have problems with impulse control - spending indiscriminately, gambling, driving recklessly, and sexual indiscretions. Going for days with little sleep need and racing thoughts?Any new med? ...Read more

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Why is depression a sign & symptom of post traumatic stress disorder?

Why is depression a sign & symptom of post traumatic stress disorder?

It may or may not be: Depression does not occur in all people w ptsd. After intense periods of hyperarousal - the individual becomes exhausted, amotivated & has decreased sex drive. Atypical depression is ^'ed w ptsd. ...Read more

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Feeling depressed don't know why. Can jealousy cause depression? I'm also a full time student and work part time could this be a sign of being stressed out?

Feeling depressed don't know why. Can jealousy cause depression?  I'm also a full time student and work part time could this be a sign of being stressed out?

Yes and Yes.: Jealousy can cause mood imbalance. Life stressors can also lower the threshold one might have to deal with symptoms of depression. You may want to try an antidepressant. There are several available, some of which being quite cheap. Talk to your doctor about the options. ...Read more

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Is bed wetting a sign of depression, anxiety and stress?

Is bed wetting a sign of depression, anxiety and stress?

It isn't a classic: Symptoms of any of these disorders. However, when significantly regressed (regardless of cause) it might occur. ...Read more

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What are signs of adult a.D.D. ? And also ptsd? I was sexually abused as a child. Have issues with memory, easily distracted, depression, stress management/anxiety

What are signs of adult a.D.D. ? And also ptsd?  I was sexually abused as a child. Have issues with memory, easily distracted, depression, stress management/anxiety

You may have both: The sx of adhd and ptsd may overlap. Especially in the details of easy distractabilty and poor memory. You should see a counselor for your ptsd symptoms but you should get some comprehensive psychological testing to determine if you have both or the one diagnosis ater this you may or may not want to add medication to the counseling. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of a brain tumor? And my heart feels heavy. Im only 19. Could this be a depression brain tumor or is it stress?

What are the early signs of a brain tumor? And my heart feels heavy. Im only 19. Could this be a depression brain tumor or is it stress?

19: Where did you get that idea? Sounds more like youre depressed and wondering why. A psychiatrist whould know significantly more about brain tumors and depressive problems than you do. Guessing leavesyou upset. A depression is more likely that a brain tumor, but find out and get whatever helpyou need. ...Read more

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I have been extremely stressed & sad lately is it a sign im getting depressed? Should i see a doctor?

I have been extremely stressed & sad lately is it a sign im getting depressed? Should i see a doctor?

These symptoms: Might be associated with depression. Depression sx’s can include feeling sad, irritable or angry; v in sex drive ; energy or motivation levels. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep, appetite ; weight may ^ or v. Concentration, memory ; self esteem may v with an absence of joy, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness. There may be crying spells or thoughts of. ...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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