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Month: June 2021

ALCOHOLIC DEPRESSION: HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND GET OUT OF THE CIRCLE

ALCOHOLIC DEPRESSION: HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND GET OUT OF THE CIRCLE

Alcohol depression: why it developsAnxiety and depression are constant companions of alcohol addiction. High blood alcohol levels lower serotonin levels. This leads to a general deterioration in health and depression . When ethanol is consumed, the production of norepinephrine increases, and a sharp decrease in this hormone of aggression leads to a feeling of depression, loss of strength, weakness, and apathy. The assimilation and breakdown of alcohol in the body is much more active than the removal of toxic substances…

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Spring depression

Spring depression

Spring depression is a stressful state of the body, in which performance decreases, a bad mood, sadness appear, and all this is accompanied by increased fatigue.Also, it is expressed in a general decline in strength, suppressed disorder, drowsiness or, on the contrary, insomnia, excessive irritability or apathy.Everyone has long known that at the beginning of spring, people become susceptible to a well-studied by science, a natural phenomenon – the spring depression. Have you ever felt sleepy and discouraged? You work…

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All ages are submissive: how to determine if a child is depressed and how to help him

All ages are submissive: how to determine if a child is depressed and how to help him

“He makes everything up”, “At this age, everyone does that”, “We need to spend less time on the Internet” – this is how often parents ignore children’s complaints about an unstable emotional state. In brushing off problems, adults do not take into account: not only mature people are prone to mental illness, but also adolescents, young children and even babies. “Dialogue” figured out why depression can occur at a very young age and what to do if you suspect it…

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Teenage depression

Teenage depression

The best way to identify depression in a teenager is to understand the myriad of symptoms that are indicative of teenage depression and understand how they develop. It is imperative to study the full range of symptoms in detail, because one or two may not be true depression. True depression is a biochemical and neurohormonal process that usually develops slowly in the body of a teenager and can last for weeks or months.Consider the specific symptoms of adolescent depression: Deterioration…

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WHAT TO DO FOR PREGNANT WOMEN WHO ARE EXCESSED WITH OVER WEIGHT

WHAT TO DO FOR PREGNANT WOMEN WHO ARE EXCESSED WITH OVER WEIGHT

We found out that a pregnant woman can become severely depressed due to … weight gain. Pregnancy is a rather vulnerable time for a woman. You have to learn to live in a new body, to accept the changes that occur in appearance. This process is often quite painful. But we could not even think that a pregnant woman could be ashamed of natural weight gain. Why do we want to lose weight even during pregnancy? It turns out that…

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SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

Seasonal depression is an affective mood disorder characterized by a seasonal periodicity of depressive episodes that occurs in patients at about the same time every year. Seasonal depression is a qualifying term for a disease within major depressive disorder There are two models of the disease: the more common and more studied – the winter type and the more rare type – the summer type. Depressive episodes in the “winter” model occur in the fall (usually September, October) and last…

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Classification of mental disorders

Classification of mental disorders

General ProvisionsThere are two types of classifications for mental disorders: national classifications and international, developed within WHO and updated periodically.The International Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders 10th revision (ICD-10) is currently in force. It is fundamentally different from previous versions of the International Classification of Mental Disorders. A number of subsections and headings of this classification are progressive, reflecting the recent achievements of world psychiatry. At the same time, due to the need to search for numerous compromises between…

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Negative emotional background

Negative emotional background

Depression is an affective state characterized by a negative emotional background (depression, melancholy, despair) due to unpleasant, difficult events in the life of a person or his loved ones. There is a feeling of helplessness in the face of life’s difficulties, uncertainty in one’s capabilities, combined with a feeling of hopelessness. The strength of needs, drives is sharply reduced, which leads to passive behavior, lack of initiative.At the same time, with fatigue, anxiety, healthy people may experience obsessive states (involuntarily,…

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How not to panic after an oncology diagnosis

How not to panic after an oncology diagnosis

The doctor’s words “ you have cancer” have a deafening effect on any person. In a state of shock, he stays from several minutes to several hours. At this time, it may seem that everything is in order with him – he courageously and with dignity endures the hardships of fate. When a person from scratch begins to cry and complain of weakness, or suddenly begins to diligently wash the apartment and look for new doctors for himself, do not…

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Morning depression: why you wake up feeling depressed and how to deal with it

Morning depression: why you wake up feeling depressed and how to deal with it

Have you ever woken up depressed? Has it ever happened that you did not find the strength to get out of bed, although the clock screamed that it was time to leave the house? This suggests that you have morning depression. A lot of people have this problem and can be dealt with. Morning depression is different from simple sleepiness and not getting enough sleep. This condition is characterized by several symptoms. Symptoms of morning depression A person suffering from…

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