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A physician points out that depression can be associated with tearfulness, profound inertia, anxiety, insomnia and anhedonia. This depression is often a chemical imbalance which can be treated by an anti-depressant which takes several weeks to take effect. Talk therapy can also be hugely beneficial. However, conditions such as hypothyroidism, anemia, substance abuse and sleep apnea may also be misdiagnosed as depression.
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About: Chemical depression is common but relatively simple to treat
Date: 7 November 2004
Source: Press Herald
Author: Dr Christopher Bartlett
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