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Depression And Addiction: Help And Support Can Soothe The Patient

A. F. Benvenuto Saturday, July 24, 2010 ,
Dealing with depression is very difficult if it is combined with addiction. Alcoholic and a drug addiction are very serious problems that make the depression more critical. If such patients are treated at the right time, they can recover soon. This article will help you know how to help these patients to come out of the illness.

Depression is a disease which makes you loose a sound mind and in the process, health too. The feeling of sadness that stays for more than three weeks is generally called depression. Sadness or low energy levels can occur because of the stressed out lifestyle too. So, people do neglect the first symptoms of this disease.

Here are few symptoms which indicate that you are a patient of depression. Helplessness is the major symptoms of depression. It is very high if the patient is a teenager. You may easily discover that the interest of participating in various activities is no more there and you get furious quickly.

Eating and sleeping habits do change extremely, so you notice a tremendous change in weight, appetite and sleeping hours. This disturbed state of mind and troubled schedule makes the person more upset.

All the above things may cause addictive habits. When the patient does not find any help to kill frustration, the possibility of addiction increases. When a patient cannot sleep for some weeks, he/she finds out the easiest way to kill frustration


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