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If my child is diagnosed with depression, how will he be treated?

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In brief: See below:

Treatment may include psychotherapy either alone or in combination with antidepressant medication.
Although opinions vary about which depression treatment should be tried first, a growing body of evidence indicates that the best approach for most children is a combination of both.

In brief: See below:

Treatment may include psychotherapy either alone or in combination with antidepressant medication.
Although opinions vary about which depression treatment should be tried first, a growing body of evidence indicates that the best approach for most children is a combination of both.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Child depression

Depending on severity, following evaluation by a child psychiatrist, psychotherapy, both individual and family, group therapy, and medications if deemed necessary.

In brief: Child depression

Depending on severity, following evaluation by a child psychiatrist, psychotherapy, both individual and family, group therapy, and medications if deemed necessary.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Combination treating

Treatment usually combines medication and counseling

In brief: Combination treating

Treatment usually combines medication and counseling
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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