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International Journal of Bioscience and Biochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Review article on pharmacotherapy for depression and anxiety disorders

Author(s):

Sajja Ravindra Babu, Ch. Varsha, O Madhavan and T Bindu Sree

Abstract:

Depressive and anxiety disorders are extremely common and are linked with an elevated rate of care utilization, a significant disease burden, significant economic consequences, and a substantial decrease in the standard of living for patients as well as their families. Numerous effective therapies for depression and anxiety disorders exist, including various types of psychotherapy and antidepressant drugs. Both methods of therapy are being shown to be effective, although it is unclear if they are equally effective for any kind of depression or anxiety disorder. Although psychological treatment and antidepressant drugs are effective in treating anxiety and depression, it is unclear if they are equally successful for every kind of disorder or whether different types of treatment, such as antidepressants and psychotherapy, are equally effective for each disorder. Psychiatric medical care has an extensive variety of course of action types and aims, ranging from basic supporting or medication-compliance treatments to completely autonomous and comprehensive regimens. According to studies, there is an intricate connection between cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication in the management of anxiety and depression. When used to treat persistent depression to avoid recurrence, a combination of therapies may be useful. Drug therapy that includes a defined treatment paradigm, targets for fulfilment, complementary measures, and frequent monitoring is likely to serve as a suitable comparison condition for determining if autonomous psychological therapy adds value. Drug therapy is a successful therapy for anxiety-related conditions, although the implications for the quality of life have yet to be thoroughly studied. Anxiety and depressive disorders are extremely common and are linked with a substantial decrease in the standard of living for patients as well as their families, a substantial amount of service utilization, significant economic expenditures, and a major burden of disease for the general population.

Pages: 25-28  |  57 Views  15 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Sajja Ravindra Babu, Ch. Varsha, O Madhavan and T Bindu Sree. Review article on pharmacotherapy for depression and anxiety disorders. Int. J. Biosci. Biochem. 2024;6(1):25-28. DOI: 10.33545/26646536.2024.v6.i1a.62
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