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A 27-year-old male asked:
How would you know if you are depressed? would you directly see a therapist or consult with a general physician first?
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Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
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Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
DEPRESSION: Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you. Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other.
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Last updated May 14, 2016
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