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Major Depression Treatment Clinic in Gurgaon

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Major depressive disorder has lifetime prevalence of about 15 % and it is more common in women and about 50% of cases are of age group 20 to 50 years.

A significant genetic factor is involved in development of a mood disorder. Psychological factors involved in development of depression are stress, obsessive and borderline personality. Biogenic amines especially Norepinephrine and serotonin down-regulation are associated with depression. Problems with sleeping like insomnia or hypersomnia are classic symptoms of depression.

A significant genetic factor is also involved in the development of a mood disorder. The stressful life events like losing a parent or spouse, unemployment results in long-lasting changes in brain’s biology and as a result, a person has high risk of subsequent episodes of mood disorder.

Dr. Gianender Rao, M.D. (Psychiatry) is one of the reliable psychiatrist in Gurgaon who provide major depression treatment in friendly environment using best method and medicines for reduce depression with all safety guidelines in Covid-19

Major symptoms of depression are :

  • Depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in almost all activities
  • Significant weight loss or gain
  • Insomnia or hypersomnia
  • Loss of energy or fatigue
  • Guilt feeling
  • Lack of concentration, attention or indecisiveness
  • Recurrent thoughts of death or suicide

Mood disorders tend to have long courses and patients tend to have relapses

Anxiety is a common symptom of depression and affects almost 90% of all depressed patients. Abnormal menses and decreased interest in sexual activities are also associated with depression.

Treatment of Major Depression

Treatment of depression involves 3- goals : - patient safety, diagnostic evaluation and a treatment plan.

  • Psychosocial therapy - Cognitive therapy, Interpersonal therapy and Behaviour therapy
  • Pharmacotherapy includes SSRIs and SNRIs