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Are you looking for a Depression therapist in New Jersey? Welcome to the depression treatment center located in Paramus, New Jersey. We provide the therapy treatment of common depression disorder such as Major Depression, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Psychotic Depression, Peripartum (Postpartum), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Situational, and Atypical Depression.  Dr. Imran Rasid is the specialist in the treatment for depression disorder in New Jersey.
We offer you different types of therapy services:
• Couple therapy   • Group therapy  • Consultation through phone or chat  • Individual therapy

  • What is Depression?

    Treatment for Depression disorder

    Depression is an illness condition with many causes and many forms. It is a disorder of someone’s emotions and moods. It should be treated with counseling to avoid medication if not necessary. Depression is a treatable mental illness which affects our behavior, mind, activities etc.
    According to the World Health Organization, the 15 to 20 % of the population will experience depression in their life. And as per WHO, the 5 percent of men and 9 percent of women experience depressive disorders in any given year.

  • Symptoms of Depression

    Depression might have some or all of these signs of the illness:

    Sad, tensed Crying or depressed mood
    Feelings of hopelessness or worthlessness, guilt
    Loss of interest in things he or she used to enjoy
    Loss of desires, energy
    Withdrawal from groups, friends, and family
    Feeling out of control
    Felt lonely
    Trouble to sleep, or sleeping too much
    Increased appetite or Loss of appetite
    Aches and pains that don’t go away
    Irritability
    Feeling tired despite getting enough sleep
    Inability to concentrate the mind, ability to think
    Thoughts of suicide, death, talk of suicide or suicide attempts

  • Cause of Depression

    Here are a few causes:

    Genetics and Biology: A family history of depression may increase the risk of depression. Twin, adoption, and family studies have linked depression of genetics. But, psychiatrists are not yet certain about all the genetic risk factors for depression. But most researchers suspect that having parents or siblings with depression may be a risk factor because it may increase the chances.
    Physical Health Problems: The mind and the body are clearly connected to each other, so If you are experiencing a physical health problem you may discover changes in your mental health as well that cause to depression.
    Grief and Loss: The grief and loss of a loved one. Trouble sleeping, sadness, worry, loss, death etc these all may increase the risk of depression.
    Other disorders that cause depression symptoms
    Cyclothymic disorder
    Bipolar I and II disorders
    Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder
    Persistent depressive disorder
    Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Other depression disorders (drugs)

  • Common Depression questions

    Most of the People may have these kinds of questions about depression

    Is Depression Related to Biology?
    Can Certain Drugs Cause Depression?
    Is Genetics Linked to the Risk of Depression?
    Is Depression Linked to Chronic Pain?
    Does Depression Often Occur With Grief?
    Yes, Depression is related to Biology, because researchers have found the differences in the brains of those who have depression and who do not. In certain people, drugs or medication may cause depression.

What is Depression?

Treatment for Depression disorder

Depression is an illness condition with many causes and many forms. It is a disorder of someone’s emotions and moods. It should be treated with counseling to avoid medication if not necessary. Depression is a treatable mental illness which affects our behavior, mind, activities etc.
According to the World Health Organization, the 15 to 20 % of the population will experience depression in their life. And as per WHO, the 5 percent of men and 9 percent of women experience depressive disorders in any given year.

Symptoms of Depression

Depression might have some or all of these signs of the illness:

Sad, tensed Crying or depressed mood
Feelings of hopelessness or worthlessness, guilt
Loss of interest in things he or she used to enjoy
Loss of desires, energy
Withdrawal from groups, friends, and family
Feeling out of control
Felt lonely
Trouble to sleep, or sleeping too much
Increased appetite or Loss of appetite
Aches and pains that don’t go away
Irritability
Feeling tired despite getting enough sleep
Inability to concentrate the mind, ability to think
Thoughts of suicide, death, talk of suicide or suicide attempts

Cause of Depression

Here are a few causes:

Genetics and Biology: A family history of depression may increase the risk of depression. Twin, adoption, and family studies have linked depression of genetics. But, psychiatrists are not yet certain about all the genetic risk factors for depression. But most researchers suspect that having parents or siblings with depression may be a risk factor because it may increase the chances.
Physical Health Problems: The mind and the body are clearly connected to each other, so If you are experiencing a physical health problem you may discover changes in your mental health as well that cause to depression.
Grief and Loss: The grief and loss of a loved one. Trouble sleeping, sadness, worry, loss, death etc these all may increase the risk of depression.
Other disorders that cause depression symptoms
Cyclothymic disorder
Bipolar I and II disorders
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder
Persistent depressive disorder
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Other depression disorders (drugs)

Common Depression questions

Most of the People may have these kinds of questions about depression

Is Depression Related to Biology?
Can Certain Drugs Cause Depression?
Is Genetics Linked to the Risk of Depression?
Is Depression Linked to Chronic Pain?
Does Depression Often Occur With Grief?
Yes, Depression is related to Biology, because researchers have found the differences in the brains of those who have depression and who do not. In certain people, drugs or medication may cause depression.

Diagnosis of Depression disorder

Your doctor may determine a diagnosis of depression based on these tests:

Physical checkup: Doctor will check your health and ask questions about your health.

Blood tests: your doctor may do a blood test called a complete blood count (CBC) also your thyroid test to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Psychiatric Analysis: Your Psychiatric doctor asks about your feelings, symptoms, thoughts, activities, and behavior patterns to analyze and also he may ask you to give answers to some questions.

DSM 5: Your doctor may also use the criteria for depression listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

Treatments of Depression disorder

Depression is a treatable mental illness. There are three components to the management of depression:

Support, starting from discussing practical & sensible solutions and contributing stresses, to educating relatives, family members.

Psychotherapy, also known as talking therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal therapy (IPT), behavior therapy, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT).

Medication treatment, specifically antidepressants medications, drugs.

Any of the listed in top treatment is effective. We especially do Psychotherapy to treat depression. Dr. Imran Rasid is a Masters Practitioner in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and a Ph.D. He is an American and Canadian board-certified therapist. He is an MD who is practicing different tools and modalities of therapy in New Jersey (NJ), USA.

Depression treatment by Psychotherapy

Psychological treatments can help you change your thinking behaviors, patterns and improve your skills so you’re able to deal with life’s problems and conflicts. Psychotherapy is a unique method for treating depression by talking about your condition, behavior, activities and related issues with a mental health professional also called depression therapist. Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy or psychological therapy. There are different types of Psychotherapy use to treat depression like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal therapy (IPT), behavior therapy, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT). Your depression therapist may also recommend other types of therapies.

Psychotherapy can help you in the following issues:

Help to set goals for your life

Avoid addictions

Adjust to issues, crisis or other current difficulties

Identify negative beliefs and behaviors and replace them with positive thoughts and faiths

Explore friendships, relationships and develop positive behavior with others

Find better ways to analyze and solve problems

Regain control and satisfaction in your

Develop the ability to tolerate and accept

Able to handle the life’s problems

Main Cause of Depression Disorder

Genetics and Biology: A family history of depression may increase the risk of depression. Twin, adoption, and family studies have linked depression of genetics. But, psychiatrists are not yet certain about all the genetic risk factors for depression. But most researchers suspect that having parents or siblings with depression may be a risk factor because it may increase the chances.

Physical Health Problems: The mind and the body are clearly connected to each other, so If you are experiencing a physical health problem you may discover changes in your mental health as well that cause to depression.

Brain Chemistry Imbalance: Many of the researchers believe that Depression is also caused by the imbalance in the neurotransmitters which are involved in mood regulation. Changes in the brain, factor such as some medication, drugs, alcohol, sugar, addiction etc.

Grief and Loss: The grief and loss of a loved one. Trouble sleeping, sadness, worry, loss, death etc these all may increase the risk of depression.

Drugs and Alcohol: Drugs and alcohol can contribute to depressive disorders slowly. Even some prescriptions by a physician, drugs have been linked to depression. So it’s important to review any medication that has been prescribed for you if you are feeling alike.

Stressful Life Events: Events, like moving, losing a job, income, disease, getting divorced, or retiring these things, may also be a cause of depression.

Abuse: Physical, emotional or sexual abuse can increase the vulnerability to clinical depression in the future.

Poor Nutrition: Some studies have found that diets either low or imbalanced ratio of vitamin and mineral are known to cause symptoms of depression. Also, diets high in sugar have been associated and cause depression.

Work-life balance: People have adopted their routine as per work life. They do not follow the right habits which are good for health. Work pressure also might one of the reason for the depression disorder.

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Dr. Imran Rasid is the right call for patients suffering from Stress, Depression, Pain, Fear/Phobias, Addictions or any other anxiety disorders. He is the best therapist in Paramus NJ, having more than 25 years of experience.

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Dr. Imran Rasid

Dr. Imran Rasid is one of the leading physicians of the world. He is an American and Canadian Board certified therapist, specializing in anxiety and pain control. He is the only MD who is practicing different tools and modalities of therapy in the state of NJ.

Dr. Imran Rasid holds an MD (TURKEY), Master Practitioner in NLP (USA) Ph.D. in Clinical therapy (USA) and Certifications in CBT, DBT, EFT, REIKI, CHt etc. (CANADA)
His degree in Medicine (MD) from Turkey was recognized by the American University as comparable to the standards of competency necessary for Doctor of Medicine (MD) from a reputable American University (Faculty of Medicine).

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