What Happens When Two Dark Empaths Meet?

The term dark is a relatively new term to refer to someone who uses their empathy for manipulation. Sounds somewhat familiar to someone with narcissistic or psychopathic traits? A dark is someone who is manipulative but not necessarily malicious. We previously did a video covering what happens when a narcissist meets a . By request, we are doing one featuring the interactions between two dark empaths. Let us know if you would like us to do more series like this about the signs of dark empaths. Special thanks to our current team for this project:

Writer: Brie Cerniglia
Script Editor: Isadora Ho
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
Voice: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Jillian
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

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How to Treat Depression


How to Treat Depression

While there are no known cures for depression, treatments can alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life. One way to treat depression is to talk with your doctor and discuss your treatment options. Your physician can adjust your medication based on your individual circumstances. Writing down your feelings and reactions can also help. Talking with loved ones can help you identify triggers. Seek support and maintain relationships with family and friends. You may need to postpone some important decisions if you’re depressed.

Talking therapy can help you manage the symptoms of depression. Psychotherapy focuses on reshaping negative thoughts and behaviors. Family therapy, couples therapy, and problem-solving treatment are examples of evidence-based treatments. Some people respond better to a combination of psychotherapy and medication. Exercise is also a treatment for depression, as it increases endorphin levels and stimulates a neurotransmitter associated with positive mood. Alternatively, brain stimulation therapies are becoming more popular. In some severe cases, these treatments send magnetic pulses to the brain.

It’s important to understand the difference between depression and grief. A person suffering from depression may feel blue or unmotivated for no apparent reason. While feelings of sadness and grief can come and go, depression is a constant state of emotional distress. It has a biological basis and can have lasting effects on health and quality of life. If left untreated, depression can lead to a number of physical problems, including cardiovascular disease. But the first step to treating depression is to identify the symptoms.

Self-care is important for the person suffering from depression. Exercise and meditation can reduce the symptoms. Practicing mindfulness techniques such as meditation and visualizations can also help. Likewise, limiting alcohol and recreational drugs can help a person deal with their depressive symptoms. In addition to exercise and meditation, one can make a difference by making a list of small goals to achieve. Eventually, these small goals can lead to larger and more realistic goals.

Whether it’s a major tragedy, a recent loss, or a traumatic event, depression can cause lasting damage to a person’s life. In fact, doctors only consider feelings of grief and loss as depression if they persist for at least two weeks. A person who suffers from depression is twice as likely to suffer from this illness as men. It’s not uncommon for a person to experience symptoms of depression over several weeks, months, or even years.

Drug therapy for depression can treat symptoms and improve quality of life. While antidepressants can take several weeks to work, they can help people manage symptoms and increase their quality of life. Earlier diagnosis and treatment can help reduce the intensity of the condition and decrease the likelihood of a relapse. Drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, can help regulate the chemical serotonin. Many people experience an immediate effect from taking antidepressants, but it can take up to twelve weeks for the effects to fully take effect. If you notice no improvement, talk to your health care provider and ask for an alternate medication.

Antidepressants are the most common type of treatment for depression. Research shows that up to 5.0% of adults worldwide suffer from depression. Depression contributes to a significant burden of disease and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While the cause of depression remains unknown, current research indicates that genetic, biological, and environmental factors may play a role. When considering your treatment options, it’s important to discuss the side effects of each drug and how long it takes to bring about change in your life.

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