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A 27-year-old male asked:

Is depression highly treatable? be honest, what's the genuine likelihood of feeling like myself again

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Honestly, yes!: There are varieties of depression and it's possible to suffer more than one at a time. Some probably do need medication - many just need you to trust a caring expert CBT or talk therapist and put in the effort, patience and courage. It is the ingredient that works most even w/ meds. Aim to feel strong and accepting rather than some early 'you'. Afterall, that 'you' ran into difficulties. Yes! 'tis
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depression: Depression is treatable! It will take motivation and willingness on your part to examine yourself and make some changes. You also need to work with a good therapist.

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