Depression

 

Does Ativan Help With Depression?

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Lorazepam may increase the risk of depression or unmask depression or increase the risk of suicidal thoughts. Monitor for worsening of mood. Lorazepam is potentially addictive and may cause both emotional and physical dependence. Is Ativan a depressant? Like other drugs in the benzodiazepine category, Ativan is a central nervous system depressant that slows down unusual electrical activity in the brain....

Can Ritalin Be Prescribed For Depression?

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Adderall isn’t an antidepressant, but it’s sometimes used off-label to treat depression that doesn’t respond to other treatments. It may also be used to treat depression in people who have both ADHD and depression. Can Vyvanse be used for depression? It can also help control hyperactivity and impulsiveness and improve concentration. It’s also used off label for treatment resistant...

Who Is Most Likely To Suffer From Major Depression?

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Major depression is most likely to affect people between the ages of 45 and 65. “People in middle age are at the top of the bell curve for depression, but the people at each end of the curve, the very young and very old, may be at higher risk for severe depression,” says Walch. What age group has the highest rate of depression? The percentage of adults who experienced any symptoms of depression...

Can Sedatives Cause Depression?

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Sedatives are a type of prescription medication that slows down your brain activity. They’re typically used to make you feel more relaxed. Doctors commonly prescribe sedatives to treat conditions like anxiety and sleep disorders. They also use them as general anesthetics. Sedatives are controlled substances. Are barbiturates depressants? Barbiturates are depressant drugs that slow down the central...

Did WWII Or The New Deal End The Great Depression?

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Personal consumption grew by 6.2 percent in 1945 and 12.4 percent in 1946, even as government spending crashed. Private investment spending grew by 28.6 percent. … In sum, it wasn’t government spending, but the shrinkage of government, that finally ended the Great Depression. When did the Great Depression completely end? In most affected countries, the Great Depression was technically over...

Who Were The 2 Presidents During The Great Depression?

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By the summer of 1932, the Great Depression had begun to show signs of improvement, but many people in the United States still blamed President Hoover. What president put us in the Great Depression? Iowa-born Herbert Hoover was elected president in 1928 as a Republican. He had a distinguished career as a mining engineer and achieved international fame and respect in leading efforts to feed starving...

Is It Bad To Stop Taking Depression Medication?

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If you decide to stop taking a medication you’ve been taking for a while, don’t stop all at once—this can make the side-effects worse! Instead, gradually decrease the dose. If the medication comes in a tablet, you can do this just by breaking them in half. Does your brain go back to normal after antidepressants? The process of healing the brain takes quite a bit longer than recovery from...

Is Being Indecisive A Symptom Of Depression?

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People usually struggle to make choices because they don’t believe in their ability to think for themselves; they believe other people are more capable of making the “right” choice for them. When this is the case, they pawn off small and major decisions to others so they can feel more confident in their decisions. What does indecisiveness say about a person? What are the characteristics of...