Anxiety disorder is a serious feeling of being overwhelmed with routine day to day activities.
Types of Anxiety Disorders:
- General Anxiety Disorder even without a trigger.
- Social Anxiety Disorder: extraordinarily anxious during routine social interactions.
- Panic Disorder: sudden, repeated episodes of panic attacks described below.
- Phobia: an unreasonable and intense fear of some object, person, or situation.
Anxiety Disorders Symptomatology:
- Rapid heartbeat
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Rapid breathing
- Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses.
- It is a recognized illness that can be treated effectively with medical intervention and affects both males and females.
Causes of Depression:
Types of Depression:
1. Persistent Depressive Disorder: Patients who have been feeling depressed for at least two years may be diagnosed with persistent depressive disorder.
2. Major Depression: They may be unable to sleep, work, eat, or even play like normal.
3. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): This is a disorder in which feelings of depression tend to manifest in the winter months and disappear in the spring and summer.
4. Psychotic Depression: Depression plus one or more psychotic symptoms(hallucinations, delusions).
5. Bipolar Disorder: cycles of very intense highs and lows, lasting days, weeks, or months. Along with periods of extremely severe depression, patients with bipolar disorder also experience periods of extreme agitation, activity, and energy known as “mania.”
6. Postpartum Depression: manifests after a woman delivers and is not just the “baby blues”; a chemical imbalance that develops as a result of the hormonal and physical changes a woman’s body. Around 10-15% of mothers may experience postpartum depression.
Please contact our office if you feel any of the above symptoms.