Have you ever had such misunderstanding about patients with mental illness?

You must have seen sunflowers blooming in the sun. They bloom heartily to the sun like bright smiling faces. But have you ever seen sunflowers in the shadow? They stood in the darkness that the sun could not shine, lonely and sad, and the hanging flower tray seemed to cry silently. A survey conducted by the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009 showed that there were more than 100 million patients with various mental diseases in China. According to the 2013 data released by the Chinese Medical Association, The number of diabetics with the highest incidence in the world is 139 million. Mental diseases, like high-risk diseases such as diabetes, It is increasingly becoming a common disease Read More …

What are the noteworthy side effects of antidepressants?

Depression is like the common cold, More and more popular, Reports of such and such celebrities suffering from depression keep popping up. In the treatment of depression, Drugs are a very important part. Today, Let’s talk about the side effects of medication for depression. Clinically, Depression patients often complain, After taking the medicine, symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, anxiety, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision and so on occur. Generally speaking, Gradually increase the drug dose to the therapeutic dose, take the drug after meals, Can make these side effects less. After all, Side effects also reflect that the drug is taking effect, Unfortunately, The efficacy of antidepressants usually begins to be felt by patients in about Read More …

Don’t want to live? This may be a [disease]

Is suicide a personal right? Many countries are discussing whether people have the right to end their lives. Psychologist Thomas Szasz and doctor Jack Kevorkian believe that how people die is a basic human right that is not controlled by the state. However, other researchers said that most of the attempted suicides did not commit suicide again later, which indicates that they did not really want to end their lives. However, it must be noted that the risk of suicide again is still higher than that of the average person, so we need to intervene with the attempted suicides. In fact, most people who intend to commit suicide are hesitant about [whether to end their lives]. The choices of many Read More …

Will antidepressants produce dependence after all?

Some friends often worry about [dependence] on antidepressants, so they hesitate not to take them. Will antidepressants be dependent? To answer this question, I’m afraid we have to start with how antidepressants are antidepressant. How are antidepressants antidepressant? In abstract terms, psychotropic drugs can directly act on brain neuron receptors to produce exciting or inhibitory effects, thus achieving the effect of controlling symptoms. Depression patients are characterized by depression, negativity, depression and reduced activity, which is due to insufficient [excitation] or [inhibition] of brain neurons. Therefore, the effects of antidepressants on neurons can be generally divided into two types: enhancing excitation, or reducing inhibition, and finally achieving the purpose of [excitation], with many specific ways. See here, are you almost Read More …

Correct the name of depression: all happiness that does not face pain is hooliganism.

Recently, people often come to ask me if I can share some psychological related topics. Every time I happily agree, I say that I will share the theme of [depression]. The organizer always looks reluctant and asks: Can you talk about something positive and energetic? I feel awkward, Because in fact, I personally think that among the many psychologically related topics, The so-called [depression] and [unhappiness], Is the most [positive energy] and light. So, I always want to give [depression] a good name, to spin silk from cocoons, See its value. Outstanding people, When I was in college, It is also popular to write letters by hand. Every time I write a letter, I greet each other with my friends: Read More …

People will feel happy after running, which is the same as smoking marijuana!

For people who don’t exercise very much, intense exercise may bring a lot of discomfort, but they will definitely feel an unexpected sense of excitement. Usually after a long exercise, people will feel relaxed physically and happy mentally. Why is this happening? Magical [cannabinoid] Scientists have long believed that people’s pleasure after running is due to endorphins and related hormones released by the body, which relieve pain and activate the reward system in the brain. However, researchers recently found that endorphins cannot pass through the blood-brain barrier (it blocks the brain and other parts of the body), so this must not be the reason for physical and mental pleasure after running. Scientists have discovered the cause of this phenomenon-a special Read More …

How to overcome the pain of bereavement?

There is no power in the world that can completely erase death and the accompanying sadness from life. We have to learn to accept loss. In the movie “Guanyinshan”, Chang Yueqin, played by Zhang Aijia, fell into great grief after his son died in a car accident. He stayed in the dark garage all day long, guarding the dilapidated car his son was driving in the car accident, Lacrimosa, and even cutting his wrists to commit suicide. Her pain is the sad reaction of people after losing their closest relatives. Everyone’s performance may be different. I once met a patient. After her lover died, she could not cry, as if everything were in a dream. One afternoon, when the sun Read More …

Is depression unhappy?

Depression is what? Depression, as its name implies, is unhappy. [Depression] sounds like a [very unhappy] disease. Some people ask, [I am often very unhappy, which is so easy to be regarded as a disease? I’m afraid the word [unhappy] is used lightly. A more appropriate term should be [depressed to despair]. What about how’s scientific definition of [depression]? To be identified as depression, It must conform to three characteristics. First, It must be [depression] beyond the normal baseline of life. Emotions like weather, There are ups and downs, But there is a range of fluctuations. Take the time as the abscissa, A person’s emotions do the ordinate, Draw a line. If there is a very abnormal and long emotional Read More …

Care for the elderly is not only their health.

Life is a wonderful one-way journey. When we were young, we always hoped to grow up quickly. But once upon a time, In middle age, I began to hope that time would slow down. Don’t get old so soon, Because we think of old age as being slow in movement and sluggish in mind. At the end of the day, I had to retire. Then wait for the moment when life falls. Aging brings not only physical deterioration [birth, aging, illness and death], which are the four helpless things in life. Among them, [old] is also a must for more and more people. As one gets older, The decline in body function is inevitable. At the same time, Certain brain Read More …