Mile High Behavioral Health

Depression

8801 E Hampden Ave

Suite #108

Denver, CO

80231

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What is Depression?

Depression is much more than just sadness; depression can engulf a personís day to day life. Also called major depressive disorder and clinical depression, depression is a combination of symptoms that affects how a person feels, thinks and behaves. Depression interferes with a personís ability to perform daily activities/responsibilities and enjoy in activities that were once pleasurable. Depression can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems as well as preventing a person from functioning normally.

 

What are the common signs or symptoms of Depression?

 Negative thoughts/moods/behaviors

 Low energy

 Problems eating/sleeping

 Feeling hopeless, worthless or helpless

 Loss of interest in activities or hobbies once pleasurable

 Insomnia, early-morning wakefulness, or excessive sleeping

 Thoughts of suicide, suicide attempts

 Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems that do not ease

 

What are possible effective treatments for Depression?

Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Behavioral Therapy

 Behavioral Activation

Family Therapy

Medication

 Prozac (Fluoxetine)

 Zoloft (sertraline)

 Lexapro (Escitalopram)

 Paxil (Paroxetine)

 Celexa (Citalopram)

 Effexor (Vanlafaxine)

 Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

 Wellbutrin (Buproprion)

 

How can I learn more about Depression?

Information about Depressive Disorders

Statistics on Depression

Information on the different Types of Depression

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for Major Depression

Getting Help and Information for Depression

Everything you need to Understand Depression

Depression For Teens

The Basics of Depression

Information on Depression, Treatment, and Depression in Different Categories of People

Phone: (303) 960-6249

Fax: (303) 537-6923

E-mail: mhbh@mhbhonline.com