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New study identifies 5 types of depression and anxiety

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.

Understand subtypes:

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.


Ministry of Health includes medicine to treat AIDS in the SUS

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The Ministry of Health included a new drug in the list of essential SUS remedies: dolutegravir, used for treatment of AIDS. The remedy represents an alternative for the treatment of HIV infections for new patients and also for people who are resistant to other drugs. According to the Ministry of Health, the dolutegravir has a low level of adverse reactions, less resistance and a higher potency.

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HPV Vaccination: Ministry of Health mobilizes

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The Ministry of Health is conducting a national mobilization to encourage girls ages 9 to 13 to get HPV vaccination. The goal is to vaccinate about 1.7 million girls across the country. The quadrivalent HPV vaccine is part of the national calendar and is available in about 36,000 vaccination rooms across the country.

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