NIMH Depression

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NIMH Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness; it is not something that you have made up in your head.

The warning adds that families and caregivers should also be told of the need for close monitoring and report any changes to the doctor. The warning emphasizes that patients of all ages taking antidepressants should be closely monitored, especially during the initial weeks of treatment. The latest information from the FDA can be found on their website. Possible side effects to look for are worsening depression, suicidal thinking or behavior, or any unusual changes in behavior such as sleeplessness, agitation, or withdrawal from normal social situations.

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She talked to me about the time she had been really depressed and had gotten help from her doctor.".

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Depression Center Symptoms, Causes, Medications, and Therapies

04:52 | Author: Jack Phillips

Depression Center Symptoms, Causes, Medications, and Therapies

An estimated 19 million American adults are living with major depression. Here you'll find in-depth depression information including symptoms, medications, and.

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When you have depression, it's more than feeling sad. Intense feelings of sadness and other symptoms, like losing interest in things you enjoy, may last for a while.

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Depression (major depression) Definition - Diseases and Conditions

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Depression (major depression) Definition - Diseases and Conditions

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depression, major depressive disorder or.

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But don't get discouraged. Depression may require long-term treatment. Other treatments also may help. Most people with depression feel better with medication, psychological counseling or both. More than just a bout of the blues, depression isn't a weakness, nor is it something that you can simply "snap out" of.

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Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depression, major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and depression may make you feel as if life isn't worth living.

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Depression Symptoms, Information and Treatment - Psych Central

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Depression Symptoms, Information and Treatment - Psych Central

Depression symptoms, resources, quizzes, and treatment information for people who suffer from depressive problems.

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We've compiled a library of depression resources for you to explore. We encourage you to take your time with these resources, print out things you'd like to read more carefully, and bring anything you have additional questions about to your family doctor or a mental health professional.

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This feeling is most often accompanied by feelings of hopelessness, a lack of energy (or feeling "weighed down"), and taking little or no pleasure in things that gave you joy in the past. Even simple things -- like getting dressed in the morning or eating -- become large obstacles in daily life. Clinical depression goes by many names -- depression, "the blues," biological depression, major depression. But it all refers to the same thing: feeling sad and depressed for weeks or months on end (not just a passing blue mood). A person who's depressed just "can't get moving" and feels compley unmotivated to do just about anything.

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Don't be put off by the number of things written about depression -- because it's so common, a lot has been written about it! Read what you need, and leave the rest for another day. Continue reading this introduction to depression. Depression is readily treated nowadays with modern antidepressant medications and short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy.

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Major depressive disorder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

12:10 | Author: Caleb Parker

Major depressive disorder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Major depressive disorder (MDD) (also known as clinical depression, major depression, unipolar depression, or unipolar disorder; or as recurrent depression in.

Although decreased plasma BDNF levels have been found in many other disorders, there is some evidence that BDNF is involved in the cause of depression and the mechanism of action of antidepressants. Drugs may increase serotonin levels in the brain, stimulating neurogenesis and thus increasing the total mass of the hippocampus. Loss of hippocampal neurons is found in some depressed individuals and correlates with impaired memory and dysthymic mood. Antidepressant treatment increases the blood level of BDNF.

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