A type of medication that females tend to overdose on are sleeping pills. This allows women to survive rather than putting themselves in danger by shooting or hanging themselves. These antidepressants allow women and other individuals to catch up on sleep and put their mind to rest from reality for a while. There are some antidepressants that have been proved to be both safe and effective. Fluoxetine (Prozac) and Escitalopram (Lexapro) is approved for a younger age group. Prozac can be taken by children ages eight years and up and Lexapro can be taken by children ages 12 and up. This shows that these specific antidepressants are without a doubt effective towards the younger crowd. It is always harder for a child to go through counseling since the child still has not experienced or seen what the world has to offer for them. People who do not benefit from the effects of their antidepressant should know to try other available options. Clinical guidelines recommend switching antidepressants if the patient is not affected by its highest dosage. It is always better to start off at a right dosage of antidepressants. If one takes a small amount of the antidepressant…
The major initiating cause of many of the patient’s symptoms began with the severe fear of contaminating the Holy Spirit. This is what lead to her compulsive washing,religious anxiety and the avoidance of touching objects or people. Her need to have everything neat and orderly is a result of all the religious anxiety she had. While her suicidal thoughts stemmed from being so isolated and all the anxiety also played into it.
2a. Its very possible for Mary to have generalized anxiety disorder…
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,…
triggered by something in the person’s surroundings.
Psychogenic amnesia is caused by overwhelming stress.
Risk factors include:
• Traumatic event
• Accident or disaster
• More common in women
Signs & Symptoms:
• Memory loss (sudden inability to remember past experiences or personal details)
• Feeling of detachment
• Psychotherapy (talk therapy)
• Cognitive behavioral therapy (to focus on…
Symptoms and Medications
The symptom of depression that John, a 45-year old biracial man, is feeling is fear that makes him feel down all the time. He is not getting enough sleep, which make him think about his past mistakes. The things that he enjoyed doing he does want to do them anymore. He is also worry about taking an antidepressant medication, because he does not want to experience the side effects especially sexual dysfunction. He has a loss of appetite, because food has no taste to…
The first medicine group is SSRI or selective Serotonin Reuptake inhibitor such as Fluoxetine, Sertraline, Paroxetine, Escitalopram, and Fluvoxamine. According to NHS Choices (2015) “Serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) SNRIs are similar to SSRIs. They were designed to be a more effective antidepressant than SSRIs. However, the evidence that SNRIs are more effective in treating depression is uncertain. It seems that some people respond better to SSRIs, while others respond better…
Hostility when confronted about behavior
May have problems with substance abuse
Manipulating others for self-benefit
Treatment depends on each person's particular situation, their willingness to participate in treatment and the severity of symptoms
Talk therapy- to manage anger and violence , treatment for substance abuse, and treatment for other mental health conditions.
There are no medications…
the right knee, and patellofemoral arthritis of the left knee. NSAID for pain was recommended.
An attending physician statement completed by Allison Willox, dated 05/25/2016, indicated that the claimant had difficulty concentrating and overreacts to stressful situations at times that limits his ability to solve problems and assist customers effectively. He was diagnosed with a major depressive disorder in partial remission. He was relieved of work duties from 04/16/2017 - 05/22/2017 and would…