What is depression? +Everyone experiences sadness from time to time, but depression is not just having the “blues”. It is a complex mental… Read More
What are symptoms of Depression? +The list is not complete, and not everyone who is depressed experiences all of these symptoms. The severity of symptoms… Read More
What are the reasons for becoming depressed? +We are still not sure what causes depression. Experts say depression is caused by a combination of factors, such as… Read More
Is depression treatable? +Yes , Treatment of depression involves medicines and Counseling / Psychotherapy. Whereas medicines treat the chemical imbalance in your brain, counselling helps… Read More
Can depression be cured? +Yes, Depression like any other illness is completely curable, if treated properly with appropriate medicines & for adequate duration. Read More
How do medicines help to treat depression? +Medicines for treating depression are called antidepressants . They correct the chemical imbalance in the brain that Causes depression. Modern antidepressants… Read More
What is the duration of treatment? +Usually treatment for depression is to be continued for about 4-6 months, after feeling completely well, to avoid relapse. Some… Read More
Can Depression recur? +Yes. Recurrences are common. Even though the initial episode of depression may resolve, a long lasting change in the biology… Read More
Will life be normal again after depression? +Yes , depression is one of the illnesses in which full cure is possible and gets back to normal life gradually. Read More
Yes. Recurrences are common.
Even though the initial episode of depression may resolve, a long lasting change in the biology of the brain puts a patient at greater risk for subsequent episodes.
The incidence of relapse is lower in patients who continue medicines for adequate period & who have had only one or two episodes of depression.
Dr. Sumeet Inder Singh
Dr Sumeet Inder Singh is among the best senior consultant PSYCHIATRIST AND DEADDICTION SPECIALIST in Chandigarh India.
M.D.(Psychiatry), C.C.S.T.(U.K.).He has also been conferred upon the special distinction of SEXOLOGIST by the AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SEXOLOGISTS (U. S. A.).
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