Feeling Depressed - Topic Overview
Everyday events and our reactions to them sometimes interfere with our sense of well - being and peace of mind. It is common to get the blues or become sad when disappointed.
Fears and Facts About Antidepressants
From weight gain to lost sex drive, we’ve got the facts on common fears about antidepressants.
Is It Depression or Just the Blues?
How to recognize the symptoms of major depression and what makes it different from a passing sense of the blues.
WebMD explains what double depression is, who is at risk, and how it's treated.
Tricyclic Antidepressants for Postpartum Depression
Drug details for Tricyclic antidepressants for postpartum depression.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Postpartum Depression
Drug details for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for postpartum depression.
Psychotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview
Psychotherapy may be effective for people who have severe pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Psychotherapy involves talking with a mental health professional about emotional and psychological problems that may trigger symptoms of IBS. Religious or spiritual advisers may offer similar help. Family therapy and support groups also may help in the treatment of IBS. Psychological ...
Antidepressants for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview
Antidepressants are used to treat depression,anxiety,or both by correcting imbalances in brain chemistry. For people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),doses much lower than those usually used to treat depression can help relieve symptoms of IBS such as pain,bloating,and feeling like you are unable to pass a stool. 1 They may be used to treat chronic,unremitting abdominal pain that ...
Postpartum Depression - Symptoms
WebMD describes the symptoms of PPD, or postpartum depression, inlcuding the "baby blues" and postpartum psychosis.
Postpartum Depression - Medications
Antidepressants are commonly used to treat postpartum depression (PPD), usually in combination with counseling and support.