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Why is depression and anxiety corralated?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety

Depression shares several features with anxiety such as energy/sleep/appetite changes, worrying, avoidance, somatic complaints, etc.

In brief: Anxiety

Depression shares several features with anxiety such as energy/sleep/appetite changes, worrying, avoidance, somatic complaints, etc.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: The brain is complex

Our modern concept of both these mood disorders suspects brain messenger chemicals play an important role in how you feel.
We think seratonin, gaba, epinephrine, and many other substances may be imbalanced leading to your discomfort.If we can use anti-depressant / antianxiety rx's like the ssri's instead of habit forming rx like benzodiazopams such as valium we do.

In brief: The brain is complex

Our modern concept of both these mood disorders suspects brain messenger chemicals play an important role in how you feel.
We think seratonin, gaba, epinephrine, and many other substances may be imbalanced leading to your discomfort.If we can use anti-depressant / antianxiety rx's like the ssri's instead of habit forming rx like benzodiazopams such as valium we do.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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