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Suffer from depression. Need help

I am 55 and have suffered all my life with I guess depression mother beat me from birth so I always knew it wasnt something I did it was just me...I married at 16.....wealthy family...have two beautiful adult husband had an affair that ended our marriage....his choice I truthfully would have turned a blind eye......that was 15 years ago...i am proud of myself I pulled myself up I went back to school....and i love my job....i work with children.....very low income.......and i am overwhelmingly sad everyday .....does it ever end
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response

welcome to health care magic

I can understand well the situation you are going through. All symptoms described by you points towards "reactive depression".

Yes it can surely end. You have to consult a psychiatrist for detailed evaluation and management. With drugs like SSRIs/ benzodiazepines etc and psychotherapy/counselling sessions, you will be alright.

Wish you good health
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Dr. Gourav Monga
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Psychiatrist Dr. Sundar Gnanavel's  Response
Thanks for your query. I can understand your emotjonal turmoil. I would suggest that you undergo a thorough psychiatric evaluation for both depressive disorder and its milder variant dysthmia. Effective antjdelressant medication as well as psychotherapy techniques are available to deal with the condition. Hope you find the information useful.
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Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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