SOCIAL SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION:

  • Avoidance of social situations
  • Lack of motivation at work
  • Reduced interest in hobbies
  • Difficulties with home life

Treatment for depression is to bring about lasting and effective relief includes hypnoanalysis¬†and solution focused therapy. Hypnoanalysis helps the client regress back to any causative factors and which keep the sufferer stuck in the past. Solution focused therapy helps the client to stop rumination and live more fully in the present. Relaxation techniques, changing negative thought patterns for more positive ones, identifying and challenging negative core beliefs one has built up unconsciously, are all helpful ways to deal with depression. Ultimately, one has to identify what is triggering the depression in order to bring about positive changes to the person’s mental state.

Hypnotherapy for bi-polar focuses on helping the client with the depressive phase of the disorder.

 

Therapy focuses on identifying and helping the client to alter their negative thought patterns.

PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION:

  • Consistent feelings of sadness, loneliness and worthlessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities you used to enjoy
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Thoughts of death or suicide
  • Feelings of anxiety and worry
  • Low self-esteem
  • Tearfulness
  • Irritability and intolerance of others
  • Lack of motivation
  • Feelings of guilt and shame
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Lack of enjoyment
  • Restlessness
  • Pessimistic thoughts

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION:

  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Change in weight / appetite
  • Lack of energy
  • Slowed movement / speech
  • Changes to the menstrual cycle (women)

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