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Getting out of depression and the trap of suicidal thoughts

Time and again, through the news media online and in print, I have come to know about the death of a famous actor or actress due to suicide. 1,469 more words


Seroquel Dental Health - How Quetiapine Damages Teeth and Gums

Find out how taking Seroquel, an atypical anti-psychotic, can impact upon dental health. Quetiapine (generic name) can cause damage to both teeth and gums.

It is important to always let your dentist know about any long-term medications you have been prescribed, as some types, such as Quetiapine (commonly known as Seroquel), can affect both teeth and gums. 443 more words


Which Health Supplements Interact With Antidepressants?

Learn how various health supplements may interact when taken with MAO-inhibitors, selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants.

If you are being treated for depression with antidepressants, it is worth knowing which health supplements are safe to take for combination treatment. 421 more words

Medication For Depression

What Affects and Improves Medication Compliance?

What are the key factors affecting medication compliance and how may CBT strategies help increase a patient’s compliance?

There are many varying approaches to the treatment of mental health conditions and a whole range of different therapies have been found to be effective in tackling very common problems such as depression and anxiety disorder. 555 more words


How do Antidepressants Work?

What are antidepressants, how do they work and what benefits do they have for those struggling with depression?

Depression is a very common illness – it is so widely prevalent in fact that some psychiatrists refer to it as the “common cold of psychiatry.” There are many different approaches to the treatment of depression including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, regular exercise as part of Behavioral Activation as well as the use of medication such as antidepressants. 358 more words


Types of Antidepressants for Depression Recovery

A closer look at the different classes of antidepressants and some of the key advantages and disadvantages in using them to treat depression.

In recent years there has been a great deal of negative press reported about the effectiveness of various antidepressants in treating depression. 429 more words


Why is Self-Medicating Unhelpful for Recovery?

Why is self-medicating unhelpful in terms of achieving recovery from mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety?

There are many different factors that may result in an individual suffering from a mental health problem such as depression, anxiety disorder, anorexia nervosa or obsessive-compulsive disorder. 418 more words