Treatment of manic depression


Treatment for Manic depression which is commonly known as “Bipolar disorder”.Should be sought from professional doctors. Mood swings are the greatest symptom of manic depression.

The patient suffering from manic depression has alternated feelings  as compare to depression or feeling of confidence or exaggerated happiness.

This mood depression can range from mild to extreme cases. This depression can develop a serious metal disorder stages which destroys the normal productive life of an individual.


Although, manic depression can be long term often a chronic condition.

There are a variety of treatments available to control the bipolar disorder.


Medication is always a part of a suggested treatment  course for manic disorder along with the physical therapy.

People with undiagonosed manic depression will start taking alcohol base self-medication to relieve their symptoms.

However, these solutions cannot provide them long term benefits.

There are many mood stabilizers available in the market to treat the manic depression.

Some older medications like lithium. These medicines are reliable, tested , and well tolerated by everyone.

There are many natural supplements that can be used for the treatment of bipolar disorder. A typical antipsycotics is the newer and expensive medication which gives you greater relief but high rate of side effects involved in it.

Self-help strategies and psychotherapy will help anyone to stabilize the manic depression.

Treatment of manic depression can be categories into three positions. Acute treatment which focuses on the current condition of a patient and continue until the symptoms will go diminished for a particular period of time. The “continuation treatment” helps to stop the symptoms from manic depressive episode. The third one if “maintenance of treatment”  which stops recurrence of depression.

The side effects of long term medication are weighted as the risk of getting sick again.  Psychologist or licensed clinical social workers are trained to prescribe theses medications on long or short term basis.

For the treatment of manic depression, it is  advised that consult a psychiatrist or psychologist before taking any supplement.

People who suffer from life threatening symptoms such as, aggressive, life-endangering impulsive behavior, substance abuse should consult with a physician.

In some extreme case emergency rooms for hospitalization is available for standard medical approach.



Depression Treatment


Depression treatment among children and adolescents vary from those administered to adults due to differences in treatment responsiveness, physical make-up and causes of depression.

Depression treatmentTreatments targeted at children and teens came about with the recent recognition of depression as occurring or existing among the younger set. Previously, it was believed that children do not have the physical and psychological maturity to develop depressions and the sudden socially non-responsive behaviors are natural rites of passage toward adulthood.

But as proven by several clinical investigations, around 6% of children and teenage population suffer from depression ranging from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Disthymic Disorder, Adjustment Disorder or Bipolar Disorder.

Depression treatment for children and adolescents commonly include a two-fold strategy: psychotherapy (direct personal intervention by a trained professional) and medication.

autism-treatment-Psychotherapy treatments vary but the underlying mission is to reduce the symptoms of depression. The goals include improving the patient’s coping skills, problem-solving skills, confidence level, interpersonal relationships (parents, peers and community), academic function and psychomotor function.

The type of psychotherapy depression treatment depends upon the kind of depression a patient has. MDD cases often used psycho-dynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy (IPT), family therapy, group therapy or a series of social skills training.

Most psychotherapy programs encourage the participation of parents or guardians in implementing the treatment due to the fact that family situation is often a root cause of the depression among children and teens. Parents and other family members also need to be educated with the reality of depression in the family and must understand the role they have in its occurrence, treatment and prevention.