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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia is one of the most common types of schizophrenia. This usually causes psychosis of different intensity, thus causing the person to lose his mind and touch with respect to the reality.   People diagnosed with paranoia are heavily suspicious of other people. This condition can cause adverse effects in their life in terms […]

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Schizophrenia Rehabilitation

Importance on the need of Schizophrenia Rehab   Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood. Characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive difficulties, schizophrenia can often be a lifelong struggle.   People with schizophrenia have profound disabling cognitive defects. Whether positive or its negative symptoms, these cognitive deficits […]

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Effects of Party Drugs

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey, it is estimated that more than 6, 00,000 people coming under the age of 12 or older were reported in use of party drugs like ecstasy and cocaine. The survey also found that 39,000 people especially the youth between 12 and 17 years old […]

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Symptoms of Depression

Depression

                                                  Is it Depression?

 

Everyone feels sad and a bit low now and then. But do you know this sadness can be life-destroying. How do you know that you are battling depression? Feeling sad or unhappy doesn’t always mean that you are in a depression. Suffering from depression is dealing with major depressive episodes.

 

Most of them don’t identify the major symptoms, with an envelope of hopelessness and sadness. But what if they get stomach aches or suddenly feel dizzy? Will they keep suffering without recognizing that it is depression?

 

Specific signs determine whether you are experiencing sadness or depression in your life. Knowing that these dark symptoms are the result of depression is the first and foremost step to recovery. Here are some of the warning indications to tell you whether you need a treatment-

 

Depression Symptoms-

 

Depression is not just changing in mood swings or an indication of weakness. It is a real medical psychiatric condition with various physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral symptoms. Here they are-

  • Constant feeling sadness and unhappiness, almost every day
  • Feeling of hopelessness or worthlessness, excessive guilt
  • Dark feelings of self-harm or suicidal thoughts
  • Loss of pleasure or interest in favorite activities
  • Lower energy levels
  • Psychological impairment
  • Physical pains and aches with no specific physical cause
  • Insomnia or sometimes it’s hypersomnia
  • Change in weight
  • Change in appetite
  • Impression or a feeling of restlessness
  • Difficulty focusing or making decisions
  • Isolating social events and activities which you normally enjoy
  • Anxiety and agitation.

 

Getting help is much Important!

 

Did you know depression is often related to the suicide deaths? Yes, according to the centers for the Disease Control and Prevention it is estimated that more than 4,20,000 people commit suicide due to depression every year.

 

Millions of people suffer from depression in spite of the treatment options being available to treat it. From lifestyle changes to various medications. Whichever treatment path you choose, seeking a professional help is the safe step to get back or regain yourself.

If you or your loved one is depressed or think may self-harm or commit suicide, it is advisable to seek the right treatment by consulting a mental health professional. If you come across or experience any of the above lists of symptoms of depression provided and you are affecting your life, then do not hesitate to seek a help for you may be suffering from depression badly.

 

Get help right away! Visit www.cadabams.org or Call us @+91 96111 94949 to talk to our counselor and explore best treatment options for depression.

 

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