Category: Depression

Dysmia (Dysthymic disorder): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Dysthymic disorder

The dysthymia or dysthymic disorder  is characterized by a persistently depressed state of mind.  It is distinguished from a major depressive episode in severity, chronicity and the number of symptoms, which are milder and less numerous in this disorder, although they last longer. With dysthymia, you may lose interest in daily activities, feel hopeless, lack productivity, and have […]

Atypical Depression: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Atypical Depression Symptoms

The atypical depression is a mood disorder that is characterized by specific symptoms and manifestations. This psychopathological alteration is classified as a type of depression, since the clinical presentation is mainly depressive. In fact, atypical depression meets the diagnostic criteria for the establishment of major depressive disorder. However, the particular nomenclature of atypical depression responds to the fact that this […]

Citalopram: Properties, Side Effects and Indications

side effects of citalopram

The citalopram is a known drug antidepressant part of drugs selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is one of the substances most used to treat problems related to mood and depression. Citalopram is marketed under brands such as Celexa, Seropram, Talpram Prisdal Zanitus or Cipramil . In this way, all these medicines make reference to the same active principle, citalopram. Citalopram is a medication […]

The 4 Stages of Depression

Stages of Depression

The stages of depression can be divided into four phases: origin, instauration, behavioral inhibition of pleasant activities and behavioral inhibition of compulsory activities. When we speak of depression, we are referring to a psychological disorder that can become very serious and that seriously interferes with the person’s life. Depression affects the entire psychosocial functioning of the person […]

Depressive Neurosis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Depressive Neurosis

The depressive neurosis is a psychopathological disorder characterized by the presence of a state of constantly sad mood. In this way, it can be considered as a mild and permanent case of depression. People who have this disorder have a low mood for long periods of time. Likewise, they experience a high physical inactivity and a generalized lethargy. Depressive Neurosis In addition, […]

Tricyclic Antidepressants: Effects and Mechanism of Action

Tricyclic Antidepressants

The tricyclic antidepressants (ADT) are one of the first antidepressant drugs discovered. Its name is due to its chemical structure, which is composed of three rings. As the name suggests, they are effective in treating depression. Although it is also used for other conditions such as bipolar disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, migraine or chronic pain. The antidepressant effects […]

Antidepressants and Alcohol, What are The Consequences of Combining Them?

Antidepressants and Alcohol

There are many people who combine antidepressants with alcohol , perhaps because they are unaware of the consequences they can have on their bodies. 15% of people with disorders of affective type (such as depression ) are dependent on alcohol. It is not strange, because when someone suffers from symptoms of apathy and deep sadness, they tend to use alcohol as an escape route to […]

How to Prevent Suicide?

How to Prevent Suicide

How to prevent suicide in depression  is the big question that has been raised about suicide, every day experts try to find answers. Studies show that more than 90% of people who commit suicide have depression or some other mental disorder. Why can someone want to take his own life? How can it be achieved that the person […]

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