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    sexual dysfunction. A few examples of medication for depression are antidepressants such as Cymbalta oral, Lexapro oral, Effexor XR oral or Celexa oral. Cymbalta oral with the generic name of Duloxetine is used to treat depression and anxiety, it improves mood, sleep, appetite and energy level of the user. Lexapro also known as Escitalopram is used to treat the same as Duloxetine but it works by restoring balance of certain natural substances in the brain and improve energy and feeling of being. Effexor XR known as Venlafaxine treats the same plus panic attacks and social anxiety disorder. It may improve mood and energy but it also decreases fear, anxiety, unwanted thoughts and panic attacks. Finally we have Celexa with the generic name of Citalopram Hydrobromide which is very similar to…

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    Although some people might not agree with taking antidepressants, it is an effective way to stop whatever type of depression one may have from getting worse than what it already is. There are various types of antidepressants when trying to deal with depression. If one wants to start taking an antidepressant they should consult a doctor and make a choice together for whatever works best for the patient. It is important to view certain pros and cons of antidepressants before jumping to…

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    tested on different groups. There were advantages and disadvantages to this experimental design. One of the main disadvantages was that there were certain differences among the participants and groups. Genetic differences and different lifestyles could exist among participants. Also, the different factors that caused MDD in the participants could also have an influence on how the treatments would be working on each patient. One advantage in this design was that it worked hand to hand with the…

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    Everybody has it. It is a natural part of life. Fortunately for most of us it isn't intense and persistent. It is anxiety. When speaking in front of a class, when peering down from a ledge, when waiting to play in the big game, anyone of us might feel anxious. But when this occasional uneasiness becomes overwhelming and an everyday occurrence, one might be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are psychological…

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    Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) remain the mainstay pharmacological treatment for OCD. They are fluoxetine, sertraline, paroxetine, fluvoxamine, citalopram and escitalopram. In this case, Mrs P was taking escitalopram. However, in contrast with depression, SSRIs treatment in OCD requires higher dosage and the response time is somehow longer. Usually, patient with depression respond to SSRIs within 2-6 weeks whereas patients with OCD take 10-12 weeks of response time (Dougherty,…

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    continues to reports an active public assistance benefits. $183/cash and $194/ Food stamps. Next recertification is scheduled for 10/28/2017. Client also mentions she is going there tomorrow for storage assistance. Client also mentioned FEDCAP telephone interview once a month. Client reports she was unable to appeal SSI determination because she was hospitalized. She continues to report she will be going there on 8/14/2017 to appeal the decision. Client will be provided with metro cards.…

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    Seeking treatment is an important step after diagnosing depression. Depression should be treated because it can lead to suicide or the development of a physical illness. Treatment options include medication and psychotherapy. Treatment is personalized based on the individual’s symptoms and body. The medicine used to treat depression is called an antidepressant. When it comes to the effect of the antidepressant there is little to no difference in the type being used on the elderly. Two types of…

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    effective for targeting the biological causes of depression. The most widely prescribed medication in the world for depression appears to have a specific effect on the serotonin neurotransmitter system (Vallone, 1997). The introduction of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has dramatically changed the treatment of depression around the world ((Vallone, 1997). The neurotransmitter serotonin affects many diverse functions, such as mood, sleep, appetite, sexual function and body…

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    Such medications include antiandrogens (to lower sex drive), medroxyprogesterone acetate (Provera) and leuprolide acetate (Lupron). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be prescribed to treat associated compulsive sexual disorders and/or to gain benefit from libido-lowering sexual side effects. Higher doses than are typically administered for depression are usually used. These include sertraline (Zoloft), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), citalopram (Celexa), and…

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    Involutional Depression • Definition: specifier for major depressive disorder, which presents itself with melancholy • Causes: Genetics and biological factors • Signs and symptoms: prolonged severe sadness, feeling of worthlessness, loss of interest, fatigued, anxious, irritable, loss or increase in appetite, sleep difficulty, suicidal talk and or attempt • Treatment: -Talk therapy -Group therapy -Electroconvulsive therapy -Medications: 1. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs):…

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