Depressive Disorder

Depressive disorder is a mental disturbance where the patient experiences depressive mood continuously and loss of interest to do any work. It may be caused due to physical, mental, or sexual abuse, certain medications, underlying conditions, etc. Treatment is started with a change in lifestyle. If that does not help then, antidepressant drugs are given, and counseling is done.

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The moment I go to bed, thoughts starts pouring without any relevance. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a patient with neuropathy and bedridden for the last eight years. I watch tv for eight to nine hours a day. I am suffering from insomnia for the last one year. The reason for sleeplessness is thoughts and thoughts. The moment I go to bed thoughts starts pouring in one by one without...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. As per details provided by you, it is probable that you may be experiencing some underlying anxiety or depressive disorder. Though the hypnotics mentioned by you relieve the anxiety and improves sleep, they do so only on a temporary basis. It is no...  Read Full »

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