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Suffering from depression, frequent crying spells, panic attacks due to abusive relationship. Treatment options?

Already taking medication for depression ... continuing to have crying spells over ailing husband that is verbally abusive about life . Can t think just want to sleep and get away in my mind. Need suggestions or more medication so I can not have panic attacks. my life consists of going to work and taking care of a house and everything going with it. Husband talks about death and unloading remarks that are offensive to me. Help help help
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Welcome to Health Care Magic

First of all I would like to advise you that please be strong and be positive towards life. You have a lot of problems but only your determination will help in fast recovery.
You are taking medicines for depression, and you have not mentioned them but on medicines you are having crying spells, poor sleep etc. So I would like to advise you to visit your psychiatrist again regarding dose adjustments. Depression is a recurring episodic illness and long term treatment is advised in cases of depression. Medicines like Benzodiazepiens as Clonazepam will help to relieve anxiety and stress. Short term use of medicines like Zolpidem will help to induce sleep for some time.
You have continuous stress from your husband, I will advise you to talk with him regarding your problem. Or at least make him agree to go to Psychiatrist along with you. A proper counseling will help both of you.

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Answered: Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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