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Suicidal Ideation Forum

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Abilify (aripiprazole)

Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic frequently prescribed to address mood and personality disorders.

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Citalopram (Celexa) / Lexapro (Escitalopram)

Celexa (citalopram) and Lexapro (escitalopram -- each marketed under various names) are two different medications with similar origins. Both are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and are often prescribed for depression or anxiety related symptoms.

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Cymbalta (duloxetine)

Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Effexor (venlafaxine) / Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Effexor (velafaxine) & Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) are serotonin/noradrenaline re-uptake inhibitors (SNRIs) that share a common origin but have different effects, especially regarding withdrawal.

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Paxil/Seroxat (paroxetine)

Paxil (paroxetine) is a frequently prescribed selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) often prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Prozac (fluoxetine)

Prozac (fluoxetine) is a common selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) often prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Remeron (mirtazapine)

Remeron (mirtazapine) is more modern noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant (NaSSA) often prescribed to treat depression and anxiety symptoms or as a hypnotic (sleeping aid)

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Viibryd (vilazodone)

Viibryd (vilazodone) is a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSRI) used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Wellbutrin (bupropion)

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is often prescribed as a supplement to other antidepressant medications, especially in the U.S.

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Zoloft/Lustral (sertraline)

Zoloft (sertraline) is a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Other Depression and Anxiety Medications

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by periods of elevated mood and periods of depression.

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Eating Disorders

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD

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Other Depressive Health Disorders

Members give support and talk about a host of illnesses and the impact and effects it has in regard to Depression and Anxiety:

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A discussion room for members with PD/BPD/PTSD plus DID and Schizophrenia. These are some of the disorders that co-exist, often feeding off of one another.

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This is the forum to discuss your relationships, which includes all family members and how they are impacted by depression.

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SAAM Forum

Sexual Assault, Abuse, Molestation (SAAM) is any undesired physical contact of a sexual nature perpetrated against another person, which is for and about women.

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Anhedonia is essentially an absence of pleasure or reward. It is often referred to as a sense of apathy, "zombiness," or being numb.

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Bullying: Emotional and Physical Abuse

Bullying is when a person or group repeatedly tries to harm someone who is weaker or who they think is weaker. Sometimes it involves direct attacks such as hitting, name calling, teasing or taunting. Sometimes it is indirect, such as spreading rumors or trying to make others reject someone. Recently, bullying has even been reported in online chat rooms and through e-mail.

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Depression and Families

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The Depression and Religion Forum

This is a Secular Forum to explore the relationship between your Depression and Spirituality. Keep your posts focused on personal support only; The Forum is not meant to proselytize or to be anyone's pulpit!
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Archaic stereotypes and discrimination are painful reminders that mental illnesses are still stigmatized.
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Psych Education 101

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One Step At A Time

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Breaking Stories

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Mental health disability benefits (US/UK/CA) insurance, parity, etc.

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