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On Depression, Drugs, Diagnosis, and Despair in the Modern World
215 pages
On Depression, Drugs, Diagnosis, and Despair in the Modern World

A reflection on society's quest for happiness encourages readers to embrace the benefits of sadness, citing examples from philosophy, medicine, and psychiatry to relate how understanding depression can provide insight into happiness.

All About Depression: (How to Get Off Depression Meds) All About Depression: (How to Get Off Depression Meds)

There are many types of anti depression drugs available on the market. In this article, you'll learn about the different types of drugs, their side effects and drug interactions, so you can determine if there is a drug that is right for you. Although your physician will prescribe a drug for you, remember that ultimately, you are in charge of your health, so it pays to be as informed as possible. Before we talk about drugs for depression, let's discuss diagnosis. To be diagnosed with depression, you ...

Herbal Medicine in Depression, Traditional Medicine to Innovative Drug Delivery
585 pages
Herbal Medicine in Depression, Traditional Medicine to Innovative Drug Delivery

... most of the mechanisms which are important for depression medication (e.g., prevention of stress-induced changes in neuroplasticity, promotion of neurite outgrowth, neurogenic potential, neuroprotection, induction of expression of trophic factors, and prevention of neuroinflammation). The important area will be describing a role of human embryonic and somatic tissue-derived stem cell models for antidepressant drug discovery and toxicity testing (Hung et al. 2010; Hunsberger et al.

Out of the Blue: Six Non-Medication Ways to Relieve Depression
260 pages
Out of the Blue: Six Non-Medication Ways to Relieve Depression

here except to mention that the placebo effect for taking antidepressants has risen dramatically over the past twenty years, regularly matching or beating the positive effects of medicines in various experiments (Kirsch, 2010; Walsh, Seidman, Sysko, & Gould, 2002). Before you write me an indignant letter about how you are convinced that depression is biochemical, let me be clear that I am not saying that depression is not biochemical, just that this has not yet been scientifically ...

Medications for Anxiety and Depression, A No-Nonsense, Comprehensive Guide to the Most Common (and Not So Common) Antidepressants and Anti-anxiety Drugs Available
178 pages
Medications for Anxiety and Depression, A No-Nonsense, Comprehensive Guide to the Most Common (and Not So Common) Antidepressants and Anti-anxiety Drugs Available

This comprehensive, encyclopedic guide by Benjamin Kramer (author of Brain Renovation), provides detailed information on every common antidepressant and anxiolytic (anti-anxiety medication) such as - - SSRIs (Selective serotonin re-uptake ...

Depression Medication - News


Genetics Impacts Depression Meds' Effectiveness
Genetics Impacts Depression Meds' Effectiveness Unfortunately, antidepressant drug therapy does not work for everyone. But new research finds that improved identification of genomic predicators — that is, how a person's genetic makeup might impact

Using downward dogs to treat depression
(CNN) -- When Cesar Castillo's cancer returned for the second time, he fell apart. "I had to go through a rigorous chemo and radiation therapy and a stem cell transplant," he said. "I couldn't concentrate. I couldn't relax. I was really anxious and

Waco psychiatrists offering non-drug depression treatment
Waco psychiatrist Dr. Jason Boley sits in front of equipment he uses to perform Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. The treatment method involves using specialized equipment that creates a magnet field to jump-start activity in the part of the brain

Adding antipsychotic meds to depression treatment offers risks, little benefit ...
Adding antipsychotic meds to depression treatment offers risks, little benefit ... Only one-third of patients with depression respond to antidepressant medications, one of the key reasons the add-on use of antipsychotics has become so popular. Aggressive marketing by the pharmaceutical companies that make these drugs is another.

Magnetic treatment could help depression symptoms
About 18 percent of people will experience depression in their lifetime, and about a third won't get better with medication. But there's a treatment in the Valley that may offer a glimmer of hope for those who can't see a light at the end of the tunnel