What is Depression?

Depression ( Clinical depression or Major depression) is a common mental illness worldwide. It is a mood disorder that causes sadness, loss of interest in things you once enjoyed, and negatively affects how you think, feel, and act. If Depression left unchecked, it could decrease a person’s productivity to function both at work and home and can lead to severe medical health issues in the future. At worst, it can lead to suicide. Depression is different from regular mood swings, which people experience regularly. Luckily, Depression is curable.

According to the WHO, more than 50 million people suffer from Depression in India.

Are you looking for the best depression treatment centre in Jaipur?

If you are from Jaipur or any nearby places and looking for the best depression treatment, then Dr Sanjay Jain is the best choice available at Psychiatrist Jaipur. He is the best mental care specialist who provides treatment for depression, Bipolar disorder and other mental problems.

Key Facts:

  • More than 50 million people suffer from depression in India.
  • Women are more vulnerable than Men.
  • It can lead to suicide.
  • There are effective medications and psychological treatments for moderate and severe depression.

Symptoms of Depression:

  • Change in sleep patterns or unable to sleep
  • Fatigueness or loss of energy
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Lack of sexual desire
  • Loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed
  • A feeling of sadness
  • Diminished concentration and forgetfulness
  • The feeling of helplessness and hopelessness
  • Irritability or anger outbursts
  • Feeling of worthlessness
  • Restlessness
  • Unintentional weight loss or gain
  • Slow movement and reflexes

Causes of Depression:

  • Family History:

    If your family has a history of depression or any other mental illness, then you are at a high risk of developing depression.

  • Medical Condition:

    If you are suffering from insomnia, chronic illness, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you have a high risk of developing depression.

  • Abuse:

    You are at high risk of developing depression if you have been physically or sexually abused in the past.

  • Substance Abuse:

    It includes other substance or alcohol use.

  • Emotional Trauma:

    If you have lost someone or your job, this may increase the risk of depression.

Possible Treatment of Depression in Jaipur:

Medication and Psychotherapy are treatments for Depression that are effective for most people. Your psychiatrist may prescribe medication based on your symptoms. Other treatment options for Depression in Psychotherapy(which include Behavioural activation, Cognitive Behavioural therapy CBT).

In Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), we replace negative thoughts with positive ones, whereas medication is needed in severe or major depression.

Psychiatrists should do diagnosis and medication through proper evaluation.

Cost for treatment of Depression in Jaipur:

Cost may vary according to the treatment duration and severity of your symptoms. Consult with the doctor. Fill the form below to know more about the treatment and the cost.

Consultation Cost: ₹300

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Dr Sanjay Jain is the highest-reviewed psychiatrist in Jaipur with 190+ google reviews.

Dr Sanjay Jain is a highly qualified psychologist in Jaipur. He has experience of more than 13 years as a mental health expert and he has published a paper in the Indian Journal of Research on NLR ratio in patients with depression.

He also worked as CRA in three international research projects on depression and schizophrenia. He completed his MBBS and MD in psychiatry from SMS Medical College, Jaipur.

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No, lack of sleep does not cause depression, but it does play a role. Lack of sleep causes fatigue, irritability which tends to alleviate depression symptoms.

Illnesses that can lead to depression are chronic, terminal and major.

When illness is causing depression, there is often physical disability or long term pain.

Illnesses caused by depression differently. Like mental stress, depression can weaken your immune system.

A person with a sibling or parent who has depression is three to four times more vulnerable than others. However, many people with depression have no family history of depression.

While there is no cure for depression, but effective treatment can help you with recovery. Many people with depression recover after following the treatment plan.

Women are two to three times more prone to be diagnosed with depression than men. Hormonal changes may cause some depressed feeling or mood disorders, but they alone don’t cause depression, other biological factors like genetics, family history or history of abuse, etc. are some factors which can cause depression.

If you or your loved ones are facing these symptoms, then contact us today.

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