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 When drugs are withdrawn , various mental and somatic disorders may appear .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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Atypical depression

It is one of the variants of depressive disorders. In addition to anxiety, it is characterized by somatic, autonomic, neurosis-like symptoms. Patients suffer from: increased appetite;obesity;irritability;increased sensitivity to conflicts;frustrations;daily mood swings…

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