Treatment for Antidepressant Side Effects

Withdrawal Reactions Typical reactions are similar to having the flu, or getting dizzy, or having electric shock sensations in the head. Gradually cutting down the dose is the main treatment. Sometimes, taking a small dose of the antidepressant when withdrawal reactions appear is very useful. This may mean an extra fragment of a tablet, or […]

Quick Summary of Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression

COMMON PRESENTATIONS OF DEPRESSION: Tiredness; Not coping; Multiple physical symptoms; “Stress”;   Poor memory and concentration reading or watching TV;     Apathy; Negative view of everything;   CONCENTRATION: Concentration (and memory) not as good as usual when watching TV or reading. (Does the patient have to re-read?) Perhaps the best indicators of the beginning and end of […]