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    Popular! Choosing the Best SSRI
    There are now five prescription drugs in the class known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) approved in the United States for the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, bulimia nervosa, anxiety, panic disorder and other medical conditions such as PMS. This raises the question: Does any member of the class provide better symptom relief or reduce serious or long-lasting side effects in treating these conditions?

    Learn how to choose the best SSRI, and how your doctors make those choices for you.

    https://psychcentral.com/lib/choosing-the-best-ssri/ - 2-Jan-2002 - Hits: 6129 - Rate This | Details
    Popular! Women and Depression
    This is an article describing the effects of depression on women and the unique way in which women cope with depressive feelings.

    For both women and men, rates of major depression are highest among the separated and divorced, and lowest among the married, while remaining always higher for women than for men. The quality of a marriage, however, may contribute significantly to depression. Lack of an intimate, confiding relationship, as well as overt marital disputes, have been shown to be related to depression in women. In fact, rates of depression were shown to be highest among unhappily married women.

    https://psychcentral.com/lib/women-and-depression/ - 2-Jan-2002 - Hits: 9443 - Rate This | Details
    Antidepressant Medications
    Major depression, the kind of depression that will most likely benefit from treatment with medications, is more than just "the blues." It is a condition that lasts 2 weeks or more, and interferes with a person's ability to carry on daily tasks and enjoy activities that previously brought pleasure. This is an overview article about the types of antidepressant medications available to people.
    https://psychcentral.com/lib/antidepressant-medications/ - 2-Jan-2002 - Hits: 1950 - Rate This | Details
    Depression and the Elderly
    In our natural life process, aging can be a time of loneliness, aches and even depression. In the article, Dr. Framingham helps to show that depression can occur in the elderly and that it does need to be treated. Listed in the article are items to watch out for which may tell of elderly depression, and how to tell the difference between "the blues" and depression itself.
    https://psychcentral.com/lib/depression-and-the-elderly/ - 1-Mar-2006 - Hits: 642 - Rate This | Details
    Depression: Down But Not Out
    Depression is almost as common as a cold. Many have claimed to have it at least once or twice in their lives. It is even heard of much more nowadays due to the increase of psychological studies and medicines. Discussed in this article is the fact, that even though a person may have depression, he is not completely down for the count. Click on the link to find out more.
    https://psychcentral.com/lib/depression-down-but-not-out/ - 25-Mar-2006 - Hits: 638 - Rate This | Details
    Diabetes and Depression
    Several studies suggest that diabetes doubles the risk of depression compared to those without the disorder. The chances of becoming depressed increase as diabetes complications worsen. Research shows that depression leads to poorer physical and mental functioning, so a person is less likely to follow a required diet or medication plan. Treating depression with psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of these treatments can improve a patient's well-being and ability to manage diabetes. This article describes the association between diabetes and depression.
    https://psychcentral.com/lib/diabetes-and-depression/ - 11-Nov-2005 - Hits: 604 - Rate This | Details
    Frequently Asked Questions about Depression
    In this Frequently Asked Questions article, Dr. Bressert answers these questions:

    • I think I'm depressed, where do I start?
    • It seems that more people are depressed nowadays than in the past. Is the rate of depression increasing?
    • What is the difference between grief and depression?
    • What are some of the risk factors associated with developing depression?
    • When is being depressed a normal reaction and when is it truly major depression?
    • How do most people react when they are diagnosed with depression?
    • What can I expect regarding other people's reaction?

    https://psychcentral.com/lib/frequently-asked-questions-about-depression/ - 25-Mar-2006 - Hits: 382 - Rate This | Details