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The Deep of Darkness

This is a poem I felt compelled to write on a day I had forgotten to take my antidepressants for like the third time that week: 453 more words

J.L. Pitts

Citalopram to the rescue!

Well its been a busy couple of days here.  I have been coping OK with it too, which is an enormous relief.  I have been taking Citalopram for over two weeks now, so perhaps it is starting to make things a little easier.  427 more words

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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