American Psychiatric Association treatment guidelines recommend that initial treatment should be individually tailored based on factors that include severity of symptoms, co-existing disorders, prior treatment experience, and patient preference.
Options may include pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) or light therapy.
Date rape drugs are used on both females and males.
The three most common date rape drugs are: These drugs also are known as "club drugs" because they tend to be used at dance clubs, concerts, and "raves."The term "date rape" is widely used.
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 2009 guidelines indicate that antidepressants should not be routinely used for the initial treatment of mild depression, because the risk-benefit ratio is poor.
The guidelines recommend that antidepressant treatment should be considered for: The guidelines further note that antidepressant treatment should be used in combination with psychosocial interventions in most cases, should be continued for at least six months to reduce the risk of relapse, and that SSRIs are typically better tolerated than other antidepressants.
I don’t know what to do, but I am so tired of being alone all of the time. I would love to get married and have kids someday, but I am so afraid that it will never happen. Your lesbian experimentation probably has less to do with your dry spell than does your depression and passivity.
Everyone tells me I am so pretty and smart, but no man has even asked me out in over 5 years. The first thing I think you should pursue is to get some help for your depression.
In these cases, talk therapy or self-help strategies may be recommended as a first step to managing your depression.
In any case, your provider will work with you to weigh the risks and benefits of different medications and treatments during your pregnancy.
The drugs can make you become weak and confused -- or even pass out -- so that you are unable to refuse sex or defend yourself.
If you are drugged, you might not remember what happened while you were drugged.
It can include touching that is not okay; putting something into the vagina; sexual intercourse; rape; and attempted rape. They can be slipped into your drink when you are not looking.