Does depression go away?

Typically yes. Depressions can resolve or diminish spontaneousy but that can take months or even years. Talk therapy and/or medication help depressions resolve faster and more completely. The goal of most treatment is to achieve a complete remission.
Depression recurs. In about 50% of those who recover from a depressive episode. Risk of recurrence increases with severity but not duration of the first depression, family history of depression, pattern of negative thinking, poor social support, & number of stressful life events. Risk of recurrence is lessened by learning positive thinking & stress management & maintaining social support. Cognitive therapy helps.

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