THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION
It is quite common for a person with anxiety to also be depressed and vice versa. Therefore, this diagnosis, differentiating one ailment from another, is extremely complex, having as parameters the family history, past experiences and the environment in which the person is inserted, with their stimuli. After analyzing all these factors, the doctor, and no one else, indicates the most appropriate treatment. In both cases, the first recommendation is usually medication together with psychotherapy. However, depressed individuals are more likely to need medication than anxious ones as therapy helps but cannot prevent further episodes or cure depression.
Generally speaking, anxiety and depression are conditions that require long-term treatment and require proper attention, great care. The family member needs to have a lot of empathy and exercise this every day, you need to put yourself in the other's shoes and try to understand the reasons that led people to go through this, to always be supportive and seek to help the person to live more full and happy. At the right time, physical activities can help a lot in this treatment, but what really helps and can make it possible to achieve healing is love.