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Treatment Options for Anxiety Disorders

Because there are many different types of anxiety disorders, there are many options for treatment. These options include several types of medication, therapy and positive reinforcement. A physician can choose the best combination of these options after diagnosing a patient. The availability of different kinds of treatment ensures that each patient will get the best […]

Treating Depression with Medication: Tricyclic Antidepressants

Although Tricyclic Antidepressants are rarely prescribed, there are certain situations when they are the best choice. In some cases, patients will simply not see any improvement after undergoing regimens of treatment with other types of antidepressants. Occasionally, a patient will not be able to take any other type of medication and will have TCAs as […]

Depression Treatment Techniques Used in Cognitive Therapy

Cognitive Therapy is used to change negative ideas and behaviors into positive ones. By working as a team, therapist and patient examine the patient’s thoughts and actions. They analyze the truth or reality of those thoughts. Actions are tested to see if they were the best choice in the circumstances or there were other, perhaps […]

Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder

As its name implies, Generalized Anxiety Disorder affects each and every aspect of a person’s life. Its harmful reach extends into a person’s career, marriage, familial and parental relationships and even into the deepest recess of their emotional well-being. Some people may believe that Generalized Anxiety Disorder is simply an overzealous categorization for people who […]