Managing depression and bipolar disease is not easy to say the least. Researchers looked at whether there was a benefit to adding either Wellbutrin or Paxil for people who are already taking a mood stabilizer.
The depression did not go away with the addition of an antidepressant. Manic-depression or bipolar illness is a mood disorder. The manic state comprises grandiosity, hyperactivity, distractibility, impatience, irritability, impulsivity and a decreased need for sleep. This lasts from a few days to a few months. After this, a person will go to the end of another extreme and experience depression, hopelessness, and low self-esteem.
Depression can be one of the most awful illnesses there is. It can be horrible to experience if you have depression, but also if you are witnessing it first hand. People with depression often say things they do not mean. They go on rages that put people around them in constant fear. There are also times when a depressed person is constantly feeling down and crying all the time.
The purpose of this study is to show that there are different interpretations of depression and the medications involved in helping contain it. In this case, doctors seem to say not to stop taking Paxil because it could risk a destabilization of one’s mental health.
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