Month: July 2020

St. John’s wort safety in depressed patients: comparison with conventional antidepressants

Depression is effectively treated with a number of antidepressants. However, all of these drugs are associated with specific adverse effects that can range from mildly unpleasant or mild discomfort to unbearable distress and even life-threatening conditions. For some patients, the treatment may seem worse than the disease, and this can significantly affect the quality of life and […]

Hypericin (St. John’s wort) in the treatment of patients with symptoms of depression and anxiety

The drug St. John’s wort (St. Johns’wort, hypericin) was presented in the form of capsules containing from 225 to 237.5 mg of dry extract of Hypericum perforatum (St. John’s wort). In this study, the drug turineurin was studied .. The active substance of the drug – hypericin has an antidepressant and some anxiolytic action. It is […]

How to get out of depression

Here you will receive answers to your questions about depression and learn how to get rid of it: American Psychiatric Association Test for Classical Depression. There are also such subspecies of depression as classical and masked, proceeding under the guise of another disease. With the test below, a diagnosis of classic depression can be suspected. The diagnosis […]

Caution – stress?

What is stress? Life consists of expected or unexpected events. They can be pleasant or not. We respond to them depending on our needs and on the knowledge of the situation. In cases where there is enough information, we are able to react calmly. On the contrary, the lack of the necessary information makes us worry. But sometimes a person […]

Affective insanity

MANIAKAL-DEPRESSIVE PSYCHOSIS (MDP) (circular psychosis, cyclophrenia) – a disease manifested by periodic manic and depressive states (phases), usually separated by intermissions; does not lead to the formation of a mental defect. Etiology, pathogenesis. Hereditary predisposition and constitutional factors play an important role. Most often, persons of a cycloid and psychasthenic warehouse become ill. Dysfunction of the submilky region and […]

Reactive Psychoses

REACTIVE PSYCHOSIS, along with neurosis, constitute a group of psychogenic diseases, i.e., due to mental trauma. They are characterized by the correspondence of the content of psychopathological manifestations to the traumatic factor and their disappearance after the elimination of the cause. Reactive psychoses, in contrast to neurosis, are characterized by a greater severity and severity of symptoms; Along […]

Senile psychoses

SENILE PSYCHOSIS (senile psychoses) occur in old age; these include senile dementia, late depression, and paranoia. , Senile dementia is characterized by a steady impoverishment and decay of mental activity. Weakening of mental activity also occurs during physiological aging, but senile dementia is not a quantitative enhancement of this process, but a pathological phenomenon. Such patients constitute, according to […]