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Chronic Insomnia Can Cause Anxiety and Depression by Linda Posted Sun 30 May 2010 12:00am Do you sleep well? Everyone has a bad night of sleep now and then.  For most people, insomnia lasts only a few days and goes away without treatment. However, factors such as stress can cause a higher level of insomnia that may last for several weeks. This kind of insomnia may not go away on its own, and can lead to both short- and long-term he ... Read on »
Major Depression & Chronic Pain by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 2:01pm More than seventy-five percent of people diagnosed with chronic depression also have recurring or chronic pain Conversely,  thirty to sixty percent of people with chronic pain report symptoms of depression, according to the Archives of General Psychiatry. To better understand the connections between pain and depression, Irina Strigo of the Un ... Read on »
New Antidepressant Induced Chronic Depression Has a Name: Tardive Dysphoria by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Jul 2011 12:00am I love Gianna Kali . She really nailed it in today's post about now antidepressant-induced chronic depression has a name:Tardive Dysphoria. If you don't read Gianna, she is one of my favorite bloggers and one of the first five people that helped and influenced me when I was the new blogger on the block. I highly recommend her, she should be ... Read on »
Anti-depressants for Chronic Pain by Caroline Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:01pm 1 Comment I have had several NL and pain docs recommend anti depressants for chronic pain. I tried them last year when a NL ordered 50mg of Amitriptaline(Elavil) for me to take at bedtime as my back pain gets much worse at night and I was having trouble sleeping because of the pain. Because Elavil makes a lot of people very sleepy (including me) it ... Read on »
DEPRESSION AND CHRONIC PAIN or CHRONIC PAIN AND DEPESSION... by Barmac Posted Thu 26 Apr 2012 3:53pm The question is which is it? Is the depression giving us chronic pain or is the chronic pain giving us depression. Obviously its no surprise to read that people who suffer from chronic pain can also suffer from feeling depressed at times. But, they are now saying that some types of chronic pain appears to come from a pathway in the ... Read on »
Chronically Depressed? You Need Drugs. by AlisonRising Posted Sat 28 Nov 2009 10:03pm Inspired by a comment from Jaleesa on A Point of Light on the Horizon According to almost every psychiatrist you talk to, the more depressive episodes you've had in your life, the more likely you will need long-term medication therapy for successful treatment. In our society, the default treatment for any chronic condition—whether mental-ill ... Read on »
Chronically Depressed? You Need Drugs. by AlisonRising Posted Sat 28 Nov 2009 10:03pm Inspired by a comment from Jaleesa onA Point of Light on the Horizon According to almost every psychiatrist you talk to, the more depressive episodes you've had in your life, the more likely you will need long-term medication therapy for successful treatment. In our society, the default treatment for any chronic condition—whether mental-illne ... Read on »
Depression and Chronic Illness by Dr. Scott P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Aug 2011 3:56pm The association between depression and chronic illness and depression persists across the lifetime - the strongest connection is with painful conditions. A graduate student at the University of Calgary has examined this issue in elderly persons, the age category where chronic conditions are most common. Her results indicated that these associatio ... Read on »
New treatment for chronic depression targets personality style by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 1:05am Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with psychologists from six other universities, have started a study to assess the impact of a new psychological therapy for chronic, or treatment-resistant, depression (Refractory Depression). Led by Thomas Lynch, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sout ... Read on »
Permanent Link: Chronically Depressed? What to Do When Antidepressants Don’t Work – US News and World Report by yumers Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 12:00am Click here for video on depression The article, “Chronically Depressed? What to Do When Antidepressants Don’t Work on US News and World Report, talks about CBT, DBS and exercise as ways of getting rid of treatment-resistant/medication-resistant depression, but the author mainly talks about electroconvulsive therapy. Of course, the art ... Read on »