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  • what depression looks like in the brain

How to Break Out of Default Mode

October 4th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Break Out of Default Mode

What Depression Looks Like in the Brain:  Stuck in Default Mode (and How to Break Out of It) Even though depression is usually referred to as a chemical imbalance, it is actually an imbalance in [...]

  • The Reuptake-Plus Antidepressants

Newer Antidepressants: The “Reuptake-Plus” Antidepressants

September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Newer Antidepressants: The “Reuptake-Plus” Antidepressants

The “Reuptake-Plus” Antidepressants by Dr. Neal Ranen, M.D. Baltimore Psychiatrist I previously reviewed antidepressants known as SSRI’s and SNRI’s that work as reuptake inhibitors (see June 27, 2010 blog). This mechanism of action allows serotonin [...]

  • how stress affects your health

Stress Can Have a Direct Impact on Your Mental Health and Overall Well-Being

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Stress Can Have a Direct Impact on Your Mental Health and Overall Well-Being

  Effects of Stress on Your Mental Health - Baltimore Psychiatry Many people make daily comments about being completely stressed out or under so much stress. Even though there are common themes when it comes [...]

  • when to see a psychiatrist

Symptoms to Warrant a Psychiatrist Evaluation

July 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Symptoms to Warrant a Psychiatrist Evaluation

These Symptoms May Warrant an Evaluation by a Psychiatrist in Baltimore Life’s changes and challenges often make many people feel overwhelmed. Obstacles and circumstances can cause a stir of emotions or changes in attitude that [...]