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 and norepinephrine to remain available long after release, increasing the likelihood that they will occupy docking stations, or receptor`s, on […]

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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 to stressors, these can really vary from person to person. In other words, what stresses one person may not stress […]

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 can be difficult to understand and even more difficult to explain. There is a chance that negative thinking and an […]

Depression and Suicide: An Important Connection

Depression Treatment to Prevent Suicide Individuals and families face different challenges associated with depression each day. Some people go months and sometimes years living with depression before seeking help. This is unhealthy and can lead to more severe emotional and physical symptoms and sometimes even worse consequences. There has been an increase in the number […]