Atypical Depression

hi i’m dave true shields owner of canosa
sconces center in constant pros dot com today i am here to talk with you about
atypical depression the numbers for aid to the depression or
on the rise we don’t know exactly why but we’re seeing more and more a
typically depressed individuals in our practice everyday oftentimes there’s co morbidity was
simply means that you’re having more than one mental health problem hound you
it at the same time we awesomely complex lives in our bodies
are unique every single persons body is unique and what works for some bodies
doesn’t necessarily work for others so you may have been on medication that
didn’t work or possibly you had some medicine that work for a while innocently stopped other times you may have tried they’re
being and felt like that was a failure swell let’s take a look at what atypical
depression yes here are some symptoms sadness or
depressed mood most of the day were almost everyday loss of enjoyment of things that were
once pleasurable major change in weight a gain or loss of
more than five percent of weight within a month or losing your appetite insomnia or
excessive sleep almost everyday is often the company uh… with a triple depression physical restlessness or feeling run
down the snows of will not just by you but by
the other people around you as well i have a sense of the key or loss of
energy on almost a daily basis in feelings of hopelessness for worthless
nis in excess of kill what causes atypical depression oftentimes will see a strong family
history of depression uh… there may be a significant loss
from death divorce or separation that results in grief
atypical depression there may be interpersonal conflicts and
related emotions such his guilt any type of abusive suffered physical
sexual or emotional any type of major life events such as
movin changing or losing a job graduating or retiring any type of serious illness such as
cancer heart disease stroke h_i_v_ or anything else drug or alcohol abuse isolation or
exclusion from family friends or other social groups the treatment for a couple of oppression
is out there there is hope i don’t want you to give up what’s most important is
to be able to have a thorough evaluation so that we can know unique over many
issues that are going on alongside depression and also a combination of therapy and
medication is almost always the best intervention for someone with a typical
repression even if you tried this before it’s a really important to know there is
a combination that’s just right for you know you just have to have the patience
and the courage to stick it out i’d encourage you to get there p now white shoes canosa sconces center while we’ve helped thousands of depression
sufferers and we were candid him a psychiatrist and family doctors everyday
we know how important this is to your recovery you can contact us at one eight seven
seven eight six five one six seven six or visit us online at canosa center dot
com if you want to have live sessions here and in the in the indianapolis area or if you’d like to be phone sessions
you can go to counseling pros dot com we know you need help we’re here to help you we look forward to working with you very
soon until then take care atypical depression

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  1. Atypical Depression as a subtype of Major Depressive Disorder with Atypical Features, characterized by:
    a) Mood reactivity (i.e., mood brightens in response to actual or potential positive events)
    b) At least two of the following:
    Significant weight gain or increase in appetite;
    Hypersomnia (sleeping too much, as opposed to the insomnia present in melancholic depression);
    Leaden paralysis (i.e., heavy, leaden feelings in arms or legs);
    Long-standing pattern of interpersonal rejection sensitivity (not limited to episodes of mood disturbance) that results in significant social or occupational impairment.
    c) Criteria are not met for With Melancholic Features or With Catatonic Features during the same episode.

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