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  • Depression and ADHD in Children
    Research shows that up to 30 percent of people with ADHD also have depression. This eMedTV page gives an overview of depression and ADHD in children, noting some symptoms of each condition, as well as symptoms seen in children with both conditions.
  • Depression and Heart Disease
    About one-third of all people who survive a heart attack will have at least one episode of major depression. This eMedTV resource explores the link between depression and heart disease, including specific ways in which depression affects the heart.
  • Depression and Suicide
    People with clinical depression are at a greater risk of suicide than people without the condition. This eMedTV page offers detailed information on the link between depression and suicide, as well as statistics and a list of risk factors for suicide.
  • Depression in Children
    This segment of the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of depression in children. It includes a list of possible symptoms, why it can't be ignored, treatment options, and more, with a link to an in-depth article on this topic.
  • Depression in Men
    Many men who suffer from depression don't seek treatment. This part of the eMedTV library lists symptoms of depression in men (such as sleep disturbances), as well as the types of depression and other illnesses that can coexist with it.
  • Depression in Teenagers
    This eMedTV resource explains that depression doesn't just occur in adults -- teenagers can have it, too. This article describes some of the common symptoms of teenage depression and includes a link to more information on this topic.
  • Depression in Teens
    Is your teenager depressed? This part of the eMedTV Web site gives a brief overview of depression in teens, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and more. Also included is a link to more details.
  • Depression in the Elderly
    This eMedTV page explains that depression in the elderly is not just a normal part of aging -- it is a serious condition requiring treatment. This page lists causes and symptoms of depression in older adults, as well as possible treatment options.
  • Depression in Women
    As this eMedTV page explains, one in four women at some point will have severe depression. Women are at a higher risk of this condition if they have certain risk factors for depression, such as stress. Treatment options are also discussed.
  • Depression Information
    This selection from the eMedTV site contains information on depression, a serious illness that involves a person's mood, body, and thoughts. This article tells you what you need to know about its symptoms, treatment options, and causes.
  • Depression Introduction
    This video clip introduces depression, including what it is, what causes depression, and how it is treated.
  • Depression Medications
    This video clip discusses the different types of depression medications available. It also looks at things you should do if you are prescribed an antidepressant.
  • Depression Presentation Summary
    A summary of the depression presentation is provided within this video clip.
  • Depression Research
    This portion of the eMedTV archives describes how brain imaging and studies of brain chemistry (among other types of depression research) have led to new findings about causes, risk factors, and treatment options for people with depression.
  • Depression Statistics
    About twice as many women as men have major depression. This eMedTV page gives a variety of other depression statistics, including the rates of depression among different age groups and in large metropolitan areas versus small metropolitan areas.
  • Depression Treatment
    Common options for treating depression may involve drugs, psychotherapy, ECT, or alternative treatments. This eMedTV article discusses when each treatment option is appropriate and includes links to other articles about treatment for depression.
  • Depressione
    Depression is a serious condition that affects your body, thoughts, and mood. This eMedTV Web page explores the causes of depression and lists some of the symptoms that may occur with this illness. Depressione is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Depressioon
    Depression is an illness that may cause feelings of hopelessness or pessimism in some people. This page on the eMedTV site lists other possible symptoms and explains how depression can be treated. Depressioon is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Depressoin
    Depression can cause feelings of worthlessness, irritability, and other symptoms. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the condition, including possible causes and how it is diagnosed. Depressoin is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Depresson
    Depression is a serious illness that may cause thoughts of death or suicide. This eMedTV segment lists other possible symptoms of depression and describes various treatment options that are available. Depresson is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Depresssion
    Depression is a mental and physical illness that often interferes with normal functioning. This eMedTV article explains how depression affects a person and lists treatment options that are available. Depresssion is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Deprission
    Depression is an illness that comes in several forms, such as major depression and manic-depression. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of depression and covers possible treatment options. Deprission is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Deprssion
    People with a family history of depression may be at higher risk for developing the illness. This eMedTV article lists other risk factors for depression and describes common symptoms of the condition. Deprssion is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Derpression
    Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. This eMedTV selection provides a brief description of the condition and includes a link to more detailed information. Derpression is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Desipramine
    Desipramine is a prescription drug that is commonly used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV page describes desipramine in more detail, including an explanation of how it works and a list of potential side effects that may occur.
  • Desipramine Alternatives
    There are many alternatives to desipramine, including psychotherapy and other medications. This eMedTV page describes desipramine alternatives in more detail, including some other drugs commonly used to treat depression (like SSRIs and SNRIs).
  • Desipramine and Breastfeeding
    Taking desipramine while breastfeeding could possibly harm the nursing baby. This eMedTV resource discusses desipramine and breastfeeding in more detail and explains the importance of talking to your doctor about nursing while on the drug.
  • Desipramine and Dry Mouth
    If you are taking desipramine and dry mouth occurs, you can try sipping water or sugarless drinks often. This eMedTV Web page discusses desipramine and dry mouth in more detail and offers other tips for helping with a dry mouth.
  • Desipramine and Pregnancy
    If you are taking desipramine and pregnancy occurs, let your doctor know. As this eMedTV page explains, there have been some reports of desipramine withdrawal effects (such as a fast heart rate) in newborns exposed to the drug during pregnancy.
  • Desipramine and Suicide
    There may be an increased risk of suicidal behavior during treatment with desipramine. This eMedTV Web page further discusses desipramine and suicide, and explains who may be at a higher risk of suicidal behavior while taking the antidepressant.
  • Desipramine and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a possible side effects of desipramine. This eMedTV Web page explains that if you're taking desipramine and weight gain occurs, you should tell your doctor. He or she may recommend lifestyle changes or prescribe another antidepressant.
  • Desipramine Dosing
    This eMedTV page explains that most people start with a desipramine dose of 100 mg to 200 mg daily. This resource also discusses dosing for children and elderly people, and provides suggestions about when and how to take the medication.
  • Desipramine HCl
    Desipramine hydrochloride (HCL) is an antidepressant sold under the brand name Norpramin. This eMedTV article gives a brief description of this drug, including some of its other uses and how it works. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Desipramine Overdose
    If you take too much desipramine, overdose effects may include vomiting, drowsiness, or agitation. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible effects of a desipramine overdose and describes treatments that are available (such as pumping the stomach).
  • Desipramine Sexual Side Effects
    It is possible to develop sexual side effects while taking desipramine. This eMedTV Web page lists some of these side effects -- such as impotence and painful ejaculation -- and discusses what to do if desipramine sexual side effects occur.
  • Desipramine Side Effects
    Common desipramine side effects may include confusion, nausea, or shakiness. This eMedTV Web page also lists serious problems that should be reported to your healthcare provider, such as seizures, arrhythmias, or hallucinations.
  • Desipramine Withdrawal
    Symptoms of withdrawal from desipramine can include nausea, headaches, and malaise. This page on the eMedTV site lists other possible withdrawal symptoms and describes what steps your doctor may take to help keep them from occurring.
  • Desiprimine
    Desipramine is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV segment explains how desipramine works and lists possible side effects to look out for. Desiprimine is a common misspelling of desipramine.
  • Despramine
    As a tricyclic antidepressant, desipramine may help relieve symptoms of depression. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of desipramine and describes some of its possible side effects. Despramine is a common misspelling of desipramine.
  • Diagnosing Childhood Depression
    As this eMedTV page explains, a child's family situation and self-esteem are among the things that a doctor will evaluate in diagnosing childhood depression. This page also provides information about other procedures involved in making a diagnosis.
  • Diagnosing Depression
    Taking a patient's medical history is the first step when diagnosing depression. This eMedTV page lists the other steps in making a diagnosis, such as considering other conditions that can share similar symptoms with depression, like Lyme disease.
  • Diagnosing Teen Depression
    This eMedTV Web page lists procedures that a doctor may use in diagnosing teen depression (for example, a physical exam) and explains how the doctor will also consider factors such as the teenager's age, family situation, and self-esteem.
  • Dipression
    Depression is a condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this condition, including symptoms and treatment. Dipression is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Do Any Foods Help with Depression?
    There are no specific diets or foods that have been proven to treat depression. However, this eMedTV article describes aspects of a healthy diet that may help make antidepressants work better and possibly improve symptoms. Supplements are also discussed.
  • Do Any Natural Depression Treatments Work?
    While natural treatments for depression are available, they often have to be combined with medications. This eMedTV resource describes the natural depression treatments used for this condition, such as psychotherapy and art therapy, and their efficacy.
  • Do Unto Others
    It might seem counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to make yourself happier is to make someone else happier. And a great way to do that is to volunteer! Research shows that people who volunteer tend to be happier and healthier. So get out and do good in the world!
  • Does Deplin Have a Generic?
    Because Deplin is a medical food, there are technically no brand-name or generic versions of it. This eMedTV segment further explores why Deplin does not have a generic version available. This page also provides a link to more details on this topic.
  • Does Deplin Work Alone?
    Deplin is a vitamin prescribed for use in combination with antidepressants and antipsychotics. This eMedTV resource explains why Deplin does not work alone as a treatment for depression or schizophrenia. A link to more information is also included.
  • Does Pexeva Cause Weight Gain?
    Is weight gain a common side effect of Pexeva? As this eMedTV page explains, this problem was reported by at least 1 percent of people taking the antidepressant during clinical trials. This article explores the topic in more detail.
  • Does Pexeva Cause Weight Loss?
    Many side effects are possible with Pexeva (paroxetine mesylate), and minor weight loss may be one of them. This eMedTV resource offers more details on this topic, including how often it occurred in clinical trials, and what to do if it occurs.
  • Does St. John's Wort Work?
    Many people may wonder, "Does St John's wort work?" This eMedTV page addresses this question and explains that although many studies have suggested that it is effective at treating depression, more research is still needed to confirm this.
  • Dosage of Venlafaxine
    The starting dosage of venlafaxine for treating depression is 75 mg daily. This eMedTV page lists factors that can affect your dosage (like other drugs you may be taking) and tips on taking the medicine (such as taking it at the same times each day).
  • Dpression
    Depression is a type of medical condition that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. This part of the eMedTV site describes possible symptoms of depression and potential risk factors for the illness. Dpression is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Drug Interactions With Budeprion XL
    As this eMedTV page describes, there are potential drug interactions with Budeprion XL and other medicines, such as antipsychotic medications and beta blockers. This page also explains the potentially negative effects these interactions can have.
  • Drug Interactions With Desipramine
    MAOIs and SSRI antidepressants are among the drugs that can potentially interact with desipramine. This eMedTV Web page describes how drug interactions with desipramine can alter the levels of desipramine in the blood or cause increased side effects.
  • Drug Interactions With Imipramine Pamoate
    Cimetidine, pressors, and alcohol are among the drugs that can potentially interact with imipramine pamoate. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions with imipramine pamoate can alter the levels of some drugs in the blood or cause side effects.
  • Drug Interactions With Isocarboxazid
    Drug interactions with isocarboxazid may occur with medications such as narcotics, caffeine, and pressors. This eMedTV page discusses some of the other drugs that may interact with isocarboxazid, including some that may cause dangerous side effects.
  • Drug Interactions With L-Tyrosine
    People taking certain medicines should be aware that they may cause drug interactions with L-tyrosine. This eMedTV resource explains the effects these interactions can have and provides a list of drugs that may interact with L-tyrosine.
  • Drug Interactions With Nefazodone
    Drugs that may cause nefazodone interactions include haloperidol, alprazolam, and digoxin. This part of the eMedTV archives describes the possible effects of drug interactions with nefazodone and lists other medicines that may cause an interaction.
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