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i think i need anti-depressants. what can i do to get some?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience Psychiatry
See doctor: See your doctor and describe why you think you need an antidepressant. Your doctor may prescribe one or refer you to a psychiatrist for consultation.
Answered on Jul 4, 2014
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Dr. Walter Anderson
44 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: The first thing to do is find out what is making you ask the question about antidepressants, i.e., what problems/symptoms are you having. A good start would be to have a consult with a psychiatrist and find out what is the problem and what might be a good course of treatment. Just starting on medications doesn't answer the question of what is the problem to begin with and can often mislead.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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