dpMyth 1. Depression is not a disease. Popular opinion is that depression is a "modern conceit" and happens to everyone, just a man gives vent to his bad mood and does not need any medication. On the contrary - it is quite real, serious illness, even possible death (suicide). Of course, with mild anxiety, anyone can do it alone, but in severe cases, untreated depression can continue for years to amplify and grow as in manic-depressive psychosis. 

Myth 2. If you have a diagnosis, you need to be in psychiatry. Depression, like any disease can not be shameful. It is not the fault of the people, but unfortunately,  whom it came to, and oppression is absurd. Even in case of chronic depression one can not be held by force in psychiatry (unless explicit statutory cases).

Myth 3.  Depression leaves a mark on your whole life. When adequately treated the depressive episode should be forgotten about the disease. Forever.

Myth 4. Antidepressants are hazardous to health. The danger comes from the subjective factor - the failure to comply with, such as driving or parallel acceptance of alcohol. Yes, side effects can be observed - headache, dizziness, sweating, palpitations, increased sensitivity, loss of sexual desire, sleepiness, change in appetite. However, they pass immediately after completing the course of treatment, while depression with unpleasant symptoms can last for years.

Myth 5. A dependency is developed. Modern soft antidepressants do not cause physiological dependence, only psychological, but it is valid even in vitamins

Myth 6. Also self treatment has a positive effect. There are medications without a prescription, and it is a public secret that unfortunately anyone can obtain prescription or any antidepressant, but the consequences of a separate chaotic reception are unpredictable, and the chance that the drug will help is miserable. A more minimal - it will not hurt. Antidepressants are strong substances the physician selects individually. Particular dosage.

Myth 7. The intake may be discontinued at any time. Definitely this should not be done! Usually first they prescribe small doses, then they are increased, then decreased again before completely setting aside their adoption. If a course of treatment is repealed in its peak, it is possible to cause resumption of depression in an even more severe form, in the lightest case you expect unpleasant nausea with vomiting, defocus attention, dizziness, all full of trouble.

 

Myth 1. Depression is not a disease. Popular opinion is that depression is a "modern conceit" and happens to everyone, just a man gives vent to his bad mood and does not need any medication. On the contrary - it is quite real, serious illness, even possible death (suicide). Of course, with mild anxiety, anyone can do it alone, but in severe cases, untreated depression can continue for years to amplify and grow as in manic-depressive psychosis.

Myth 2. If you have a diagnosis, you need to be in psychiatry. Depression, like any disease can not be shameful. It is not the fault of the people, but unfortunately,  whom it came to, and oppression is absurd. Even in case of chronic depression one can not be held by force in psychiatry (unless explicit statutory cases).

Myth 3.  Depression leaves a mark on your whole life. When adequately treated the depressive episode should be forgotten about the disease. Forever.

Myth 4. Antidepressants are hazardous to health. The danger comes from the subjective factor - the failure to comply with, such as driving or parallel acceptance of alcohol. Yes, side effects can be observed - headache, dizziness, sweating, palpitations, increased sensitivity, loss of sexual desire, sleepiness, change in appetite. However, they pass immediately after completing the course of treatment, while depression with unpleasant symptoms can last for years.

Myth 5. Създава се зависимост. Съвременните меки антидепресанти не водят до физиологическа зависимост, само психологическа, а тя е в сила дори при витамините.

Myth 6. Also self treatment has a positive effect. There are medications without a prescription, and it is a public secret that unfortunately anyone can obtain prescription or any antidepressant, but the consequences of a separate chaotic reception are unpredictable, and the chance that the drug will help is miserable. A more minimal - it will not hurt. Antidepressants are strong substances the physician selects individually. Particular dosage.

Myth 7. The intake may be discontinued at any time. Definitely this should not be done! Usually first they prescribe small doses, then they are increased, then decreased again before completely setting aside their adoption. If a course of treatment is repealed in its peak, it is possible to cause resumption of depression in an even more severe form, in the lightest case you expect unpleasant nausea with vomiting, defocus attention, dizziness, all full of trouble.

 


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