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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Withdrawal of antidepressants

Various groups of antidepressants are prescribed to treat depression. They affect the activity of brain neurotransmitters - serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine, GABA. When drugs are withdrawn , various mental and somatic disorders may appear . Unlike antipsychotic withdrawal disorders, antidepressant…

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Types of depression according to the American classification DSM-VI

In the United States, psychiatrists distinguish three types of depression: major (major) depression, depressive disorder, and dysthymia. Major depression is characterized by severe manifestations of depression: depressed mood;decreased interest in life;loss-gain in weight; insomnia,…

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Peptide treatment for depression

Peptides are protein molecules no more than 1 nm in size . They regulate cell metabolism, intercellular interactions.  The interfering peptide interferes with the interaction between the D1 and D2 dopamine receptors in the brain. It has antidepressant properties equal to…

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