I would recommend the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In CBT, one is taught new ways of thinking and behaving and as a result, one's mood improves. anxiety and panic attacks decrease. In addition CBT is evidenced based as the most effective form of treating anxiety. See:
Medicine does not work well for reactive depression. The last resort if medication, and therapy do not work is to consider Electro Convulsive Therapy. It is not what is portrayed in the media. An anesthetist puts the patient to sleep, A muscle relaxant is given so the seizure is so mild that it is almost unnoticeable-like a finger twitch. The major side effect is short term memory loss which returns is 2-3 weeks. Again this is a last resort. Best wishes and good luck.
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Other meds are Celexa, Zoloft, Abilify as an add on. The tricyclic Trazadone, The older and some what dangerious when taken with the wrong food is the MAOI-Nardil. Also if lamictal is causing side effects, you might inquire about neurotin. Adderal is a stimulant used with ADHD, but sometimes helps with depression. Best wishes and good luck and sorry about the delay. I hope that has answered your question.