New study identifies 5 types of depression and anxiety
The objective of the study is to enable the improvement of treatments. "We are trying to untangle the overlapping of symptoms in our current diagnoses, which can help finally guide tailored treatment choices," the researchers said.
1 - Tension
This was the most identified type, which is characterized by irritability, with which the nervous system and the body become super sensitive and the person feels overwhelmed.
2 - Anxious impulse
Symptoms range from the physical, such as accelerated heart and excessive sweating, to psychics, which interfere with memory, concentration and control of thought.
3 - Melancholy
There is difficulty in relating to other people, which causes social isolation and suffering. - Anhedonia
Who suffers from this type of depression to feel pleasure in their activities and becomes more distressed. The study explains that even with the picture, people can do the day-to-day tasks, so the diagnosis is often masked.
5 - General anxiety
With physical signs such as stress and anxious excitement , this type meets the main characteristics of anxiety.
Depression and anxiety in Brazil
The disorder is characterized by sadness, low self-esteem and pessimism, but includes symptoms such as altered appetite, dysregulated sleep, difficulty concentrating, among others . In addition, depression is related to anxiety, which causes fear and extreme concern with day-to-day activities.
According to the World Health Organization, depression reaches 11 million people in the country and, by 2020, will be the disease most crippling world. Currently, Brazil is the second most prevalent country in the Americas, losing only to the United States.
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