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If I have depression and can not take ssris should I see a family physician or psychiatrist?
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: A Psychaitrist
I recommend a good board certified psychiatrist for this.
I wonder why you cannot take ssris? Ssris are antidepressant medications. There are other, non-ssri anti-depressant medications, such as wellbutrin (bupropion). A psychiatrist would tend to be the type of specialist with the most expertice in such an area. Good luck.

In brief: A Psychaitrist
I recommend a good board certified psychiatrist for this.
I wonder why you cannot take ssris? Ssris are antidepressant medications. There are other, non-ssri anti-depressant medications, such as wellbutrin (bupropion). A psychiatrist would tend to be the type of specialist with the most expertice in such an area. Good luck.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Mary Melton
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Or a psychologist
A psychiatrist for a med eval is a better choice if you have past probems with med.
And psychotherapy is effecive treatment for mild to moderate depression even without meds.

In brief: Or a psychologist
A psychiatrist for a med eval is a better choice if you have past probems with med.
And psychotherapy is effecive treatment for mild to moderate depression even without meds.
Dr. Mary Melton
Dr. Mary Melton
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