New treatment for depression

In the treatment of depression, drugs, light therapy , transcranial magnetic stimulation, exposure to direct current, magnetoconvulsive and electroconvulsive therapy, surgery (deep brain stimulation, laser abelation , radio frequencies), radiosurgery (linear accelerator, gamma knife) are used. However, all of…

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Depression treatment

About 17% of the population suffers from depression. This leads to both economic losses and personal problems. The existing methods of treatment are very limited, as there is resistance to treatment, a…

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Diagnosis of somatized depression

The diagnosis of " somatized depression" requires a consultation of three specialists - therapist, neurologist, psychiatrist. Moreover, the therapist must have good knowledge in the field of immunology, gastroenterology, cardiology. It often happens that…

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Signs of depression in adolescents

Depressed adolescents may need specialized mental health care. Indications for emergency psychiatric care are:  anxiety, anxiety;irritation most of the time, tantrums;complaints of headache, abdominal pain, without obvious somatic ;physical activity;sleep problems, nightmares;loss of interest…

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New treatments for depression

Currently, depression is treated with pharmacological antidepressant drugs, transcranial magnetic stimulation, light therapy , direct current, magnetic and electroconvulsive therapy, and surgical interventions. Surgery methods include laser and radiofrequency abelation , deep brain stimulation, linear accelerator, and stereotaxic surgery. All…

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Depression and gout

Metabolic disorders are common in patients with depressive disorders. The link between depression and gout has been the subject of research by various scientists. With gout, the risk of depression increases…

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Some approaches to treating depression

There are several types of depressive spectrum disorders. They include neurotic depression and dysthymic disorders. For depression, tranquilizers, antidepressants, psychotherapy, drugs that affect the somatic state are prescribed. Therapy depends on the pathogenesis of the…

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