Depression is a mental disorder that afflicts a person with a loss of pleasure, a lack of activity, a feeling of tiredness, fatigue, sleep disturbance and appetite, and an increase or decrease with a sense of selflessness, self-blame and extreme degree of thinking.
II / Causes of depression:
May be external, such as social circumstances (marital differences) or physical or sad events (the death of a dear person) or internal reasons lead to a defect in the function of the brain and chemical vectors.
III. Treatment of depression:
Depression as a disorder of patients should be treated like diseases affecting other organs, and with the development of medical and pharmaceutical sciences in recent times, the treatment of depression gives good results of up to 85 – 90% of the injured person can then live a better life full of hope and activity. The patient should be consulted by the patient, family or close friends who have the duty to advise the patient or accompany him if he does not wish to do so, and to help the doctor by providing him with sufficient information about the patient’s condition, compliance with the appointments and following the medical instructions for the success of the treatment plan. Better and faster.
Antidepressants are effective, but their results do not appear two to three weeks after the start of treatment. Even after the improvement, the treatment may continue for a period of time determined by the doctor depending on the nature of the condition.
What are the side effects of treatment?
Antidepressants, like other medicines, may cause unpleasant effects when taken, usually after a period of treatment. If they continue, you should inform your doctor and follow his instructions.
Does treatment depend on drugs only?
Sometimes the doctor is forced to replace the drug and, if the results are not obtained, other therapeutic methods such as psychological therapy can be shared, giving positive and effective results in many cases.