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What Are The Differences Between Depression And Ptsd
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
See below...: Depression is a mood disorder whereas ptsd is an anxiety disorder. The theme in depression is one of sadness; in ptsd, it's one of fear and nervousness. While a traumatic event may have happened in the life of a depressed person, the occurrence of a traumatic event is a requirement in the diagnosis of ptsd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mood vs trauma: Depression and anxiety are both mood disorders. PTSD is a disorder that occurs after severe life-threatening trauma. Anxiety and depression can and most of the time are part of PTSD. Depression and anxiety, on the other hand, do not at all have to be related to life threatening trauma. ...Read more
Does a Highly a sensitive Person really exist because it seems to have similar symptoms of PTSD, depression , eating disorder. What's the difference ?
Can't answer in 400: You ask for similarities and differences for 3 big topics! Go to www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnshopkins.com or search on Google Scholar ...Read more
I've been didiagnosed with ptsd and depression I've taken a lot of pills to help nothing has im going back to my old wayswich scares me?
Post Traumatic : Stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that develops after a life threatening or horrific experience (or in some cases a # of traumatic events). There are reliving symptoms (nightmares, memories, flashbacks); avoidance (of people, places, things, that cause upsetting memories or sxs) and third there is hyperarousal (fight or flight reactions, increased vigilance, ^ startle response). Major >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been treated for depression with PTSD for 5 yrs with different meds and doctors. I'm feeling pretty hopeless that it will never go away. I want to get on with life?
At times,can messing up words, forgetting how to spell, be expected 4 my age? Can depression / stress cause this? Think have PTSD from pastmarriage..
Is it normal to feel that you don't know how to get back to work when you suffer under anxiety, depression and possible ptsd?
Not uncommon: Depression may lead to a drop in motivation, energy level & self- confidence. Anxiety may lead one to question their work or decisions and make focus difficult. Ptsd can lead to sleep deprivation & sometimes discomfort being around others. So yes, this may make it difficult to get back to work. Take care. ...Read more
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