Archive for the ‘Anti Depressants-Sleeping Aid’ Category

 

DIFFICULTY FALLING OR STAYING ASLEEP: PSYCHIATRIC DIMS – SLEEP DISTURBANCE AND DEPRESSION

June 18th, 2011

Virtually all depressed people experience sleep disturbance, particularly early-morning awakenings. As a rule the more severe the sleep disorder, the more serious the case of depression, at least as measured on standard psychiatric tests. Generally the depressed sleep less than normal individuals. However, about 15 to 20 percent of depressed people, including adolescents, may sleep [...]

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OVERFOCUSING: POWERFUL FUEL FOR BDD

December 27th, 2010

Overfocusing, or selective attention, might cause dissatisfaction with appearance. It may even create a type of visual distortion, in that focusing on one particular aspect of appearance gives that area visual prominence and makes it very noticeable. Other aspects of appearance fade into the background and may even be ignored. The view becomes unbalanced. By [...]

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SLEEPING PILLS: REBOUND INSOMNIA

May 8th, 2009

In the sleep laboratory it is shown that REM sleep occupies about 25 per cent of the time spent in sleep. When a person takes sleeping pills, REM sleep is reduced to 5 or 10 per cent of sleep time, but if the pills are continued for many days the REM component gradually returns to [...]

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RELIEF OF PARTICULAR SYMPTOMS SELF-MANAGEMENT OF ANXIETY: SPEECH DIFFICULTY

April 29th, 2009

Those of us who have difficulty with our speech can use the relaxing mental exercises to gain greater fluency. Those who stutter, and who are tense when speaking, can be helped because the practice of the exercises lowers the general level of anxiety. Tension is reduced and the words come more easily. We can also [...]

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