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A 18-year-old member asked:

If you get diagnosed with depression do you have to see a therapist if you take the medication?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
No: In fact many patients take antidepressants without seeing a therapist but studies do demonstrate that a combination of medication and therapy is more effective at treating depression than medications alone.
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Best treatment: The best treatment is medication combined with therapy. And i know you want the best!
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