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Treatments For Neurotic Depression
Sure!: First of all, make sure your overall health is good. Proper nutrition, exercise and sleep go a long way in treating anxiety and depressive symptoms. Yogo or other centering exercises and meditation are also often very helpful in reducing anxiety and depression. Keep a good social network, and spiritual connections too. ...Read more
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
No: You are just trading one problem for another. Smoking cannabis brings with it all the problems of smoking tobacco. The "better" feeling you get is just one of intoxication. You are masking your underlying problems not treating them. Many studies now indicate that chronic cannabis use puts you at greater risk for schizophrenia as well. Work with you doctor to find a good mediction for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Make yr own decision: if you are 33 years old and that totally controlled by your mother's opinions, perhaps you can find a way to start being your own person. If you want to try medication for your anxiety and depression, this seems perfectly rational to me. You may also want to see a psychotherapist for talk therapy, both for the anxiety and depression as well as for assertiveness training and boundary setting. ...Read more
I suffer from depression and anxiety due to my mum sleeping with my abuser. I have no support and my gp wants me to do cbt. Any other treatments?
You also likely have: Ptsd. Your therapist should be empathic, caring and understanding. Beyond that he or she should understand abuse dynamics and betrayal. Solid psychodynamic fundamental understanding is very helpful. Once you feel strengthened through a supportive therapy, then you can incorporate cognitive behavioral techniques. This is my opinion based on thirty years of treating abuse victims. Practice spirituality as well. Yoga can be helpful and psychiatric treatment medications can also be helpful. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Artistic freedom: Lots of options: painting, sculpting, photography, drawing, dance, etc. You can paint or dance your emotions however you interpret them, or create images, photos, or sculptures of what you find beautiful or interesting. Take a class in dance or art - find what moves you and feels natural, and worry less about what others think about the art than how it is is to experience it. Be free with it. ...Read more
Start treatment: For prolonged depression (more than 4 weeks)- for many its months or longer with different degrees of symptoms there is the biological (medications) and therapy (reprograming). Treatment should be individualized and at times a . What's important is to realize..Its very treatable. You need to have a good partnership with your clinician(s) and be honest what helps and what does not (side effects). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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