Is Celexa good for anxiety? Dosage, function, and effectiveness of taking Celexa for anxiety

Anxiety has a wide range of treatments, though they usually fit into the categories of either psychotherapy or medication. Both treatments are often used alongside one another, since anxiety medications can help lessen the impact of one’s symptoms while therapy deals with the psychological ramifications and sources of the symptoms….

Signs your antidepressant dose is too low or high — plus when to talk with your provider about adjusting your prescription

If you’re currently taking an antidepressant, or thinking about it, you probably have some questions. Though psychiatric providers take great care to ensure that you receive the best care possible, most clients have questions about their medication.  If you’re curious about the signs your antidepressant dose is too low, or…

SNRIs vs SSRIs: What are their differences, similarities, and how do they work?

Antidepressants are a widely prescribed class of medication that works to treat the symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other conditions. Two types of antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), are some of the most popular. SSRIs and SNRIs both work by increasing the amounts of…

A blueprint for understanding major depressive disorder (MDD)

Major depression disorder (MDD) is a mental health condition that impacts emotional well-being and can cause severe functional consequences in daily life. MDD is also called clinical depression, major depression, and unipolar depression (to distinguish it from bipolar depression caused by bipolar disorder). In Ancient Greece, depression was called melancholia,…

Personality disorders: A detailed guide for understanding and managing personality disorders

We all have distinct personalities — a combination of characteristics that make us, us. Funny, empathetic, agreeable, adventurous, charismatic, curious, dramatic, innovative, etc. Some of us, though, have personality disorders, which mean our thoughts and behaviors don’t align with what’s considered “normal.”  This comprehensive guide answers the most frequently asked…

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