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Should my friend go to the doctor after taking stupid magazine test for depression?
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: See below
If you friend became concerned, then maybe s/he should.
You might offer to go with your friend. The word of caution, any diagnosis is not made on the basis of a single test -- history, family history, behaviors, clinical interviews, observations and test will help with diagnostic picture.

In brief: See below
If you friend became concerned, then maybe s/he should.
You might offer to go with your friend. The word of caution, any diagnosis is not made on the basis of a single test -- history, family history, behaviors, clinical interviews, observations and test will help with diagnostic picture.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
There must of been a reason the test was taken in the first place.
If there are concerns about depression, and the test results were significant for depression, the person should be seen.

In brief: Depends
There must of been a reason the test was taken in the first place.
If there are concerns about depression, and the test results were significant for depression, the person should be seen.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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