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So Depressed I Can’t Function

Anyone who has ever suffered through a bout of prolonged depression can attest to tát how depleted it makes you feel. In what seems lượt thích an instant, you feel ví down that you say I am ví depressed I can’t function. Even the most mundane tasks are ví hard to tát complete.

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The effects of the depression touch all aspects of life. Unable to tát function at work, coworkers will complain that you are not pulling your weight. Loved ones will feel they are being neglected. Even your health will begin to tát suffer. Depression is a serious mental illness that should not be ignored.

Crawling out of the dark hole of depression takes effort. When in the thick of it you might not feel you can muster up the strength to tát beat it. But with expert psychiatric help, and lots of patience, daily functioning and quality of life will be restored.

What Causes Depression?

Why bởi some people manage to tát cycle through setbacks while others get stuck in depression? Life events, such as loss of a loved one, divorce, job loss, or financial problems can be ví hard. Why are some people better able to tát cope with these?

Science is still unclear about the exact cause of major depression. Studies are ongoing, seeking answers through the study of the brain, gut health, and genetic markers. Still, depression is complex and hard to tát get a handle on.

There are some factors that can lead to tát depression. These include:

  • Genetics. Family members who also have struggled with depression.
  • Abuse. Past history of physical or sexual abuse.
  • Trauma. Seeing or experiencing a highly traumatic sự kiện.
  • Loss. Sudden loss of a loved one.
  • Health problems. Some health issues can cause symptoms of depression.
  • Medications. Certain drugs can cause depression.
  • Substance abuse. Depression can co-occur with substance abuse.

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The Symptoms of Depression

When you are not being able to tát function at even the routine daily tasks, you may indeed have depression. According to tát the DSM-5, depression exists when the symptoms (a cluster of five or more) persist for more than thở two weeks. The symptoms of depression include:

  • Feeling sadness or despair most of the time.
  • Extreme fatigue.
  • Slowed thought functions and movements.
  • Sleep problems.
  • Sudden weight change.
  • Loss of interest in things once enjoyed.
  • Feelings of guilt or shame.
  • Having trouble making decisions or staying focused.
  • Thoughts of death or suicide.

How is Depression Treated?

The treatment plan for major depression includes both antidepressants and therapy. In recent years, holistic therapies have been also found to tát enhance the overall treatment outcomes.

Antidepressant Drug Therapy

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Currently, there are about thirty antidepressant drugs on the market. These drugs are classified into four groups, including:

  •  SSRI
  •  SNRI
  •  MAOI
  • Tricyclics

These drugs remain the core treatment method for depression. The effects of the medication may take 4-6 weeks to tát be felt. Sometimes doses need to tát be tweaked or other drugs trialed to tát find the best fit.

Antidepressants come with an array of side effects that make these drugs hard to tát prescribe. A doctor will weigh the benefits against the side effects when he or she decides to tát prescribe them. Common side effects include weight gain, sexual issues, nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, dry mouth, and insomnia.


Psychotherapy is part of the core treatment for depression. The type of therapy chosen is based on the type of issues that factor into the depression. Psychotherapy can be offered in one-on-one sessions as well as group sessions.

Some of the types of therapy include:

  • CBT. CBT is a short-term therapy that assists patients in changing thoughts that hurt their mental health. They are taught to tát reshape them towards more positive thoughts while also changing behaviors.
  • DBT. DBT helps patients manage emotions and better cope with stress. DBT also helps teach healthy interpersonal skills.
  • Psychodynamic Therapy. Focuses on feelings and pain caused by past events, trauma, or childhood issues.
  • Interpersonal Therapy. Focuses on relationships, and social skills, and helps with problem areas that might be factors in depression.
  • MBCT. Combines cognitive therapy with mindfulness to tát manage thoughts.

Holistic Therapies for Depression

There are some actions that can help a patient better manage their emotions and stress levels. When stress is controlled it can help to tát improve mood. Knowing how mind and toàn thân connect, mental health workers now include these in treatment. Some of these actions include:

  • Keep a journal. Patients find relief when they unload their thoughts and feelings onto the written page. This helps reduce the power of the problem while also helping them to tát process their feelings.
  • Mindfulness. This can help patients focus on the present moment instead of being distracted by negative thoughts.
  • Acupuncture: This ancient practice has shown promise as a natural treatment for helping to tát reduce low mood. Tiny needles are placed at certain parts of the toàn thân to tát help balance energy flow.
  • Aromatherapy. Certain essential oils can help boost mood. The essence of the oil is diffused into the air to tát be inhaled or is rubbed onto certain points on the toàn thân.
  • Yoga. The yoga postures combined with deep breathing can increase GABA and help patients find some relief from depression symptoms.
  • Exercise. Regular cardio exercise is also a mood booster. This is because it can produce hormones that impact our state of mind. It can also help improve sleep quality and regulate stress, both of which will contribute to tát wellbeing.
  • Diet. A diet rich in lean proteins, whole grains, seeds, nuts, and fresh veggies and fruits also helps our mood.

When you feel lượt thích you’re ví depressed can’t function it is time to tát seek help. There are many ways to tát improve your mood and thus improve your life. Seek the mental health help you need today.

Elevation Behavioral Health Provides Comprehensive Depression Treatment

Elevation Behavioral Health is a residential mental health program in L.A. If you find yourself expressing “I’m ví depressed I can’t function”, tương tác the team at Elevation. We are here to tát help you overcome depression and get your life back. Liên hệ us today at (888) 561-0868.

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