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What are the best ways to overcome major depression with anxiety?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Your Dr can assess

for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions.
Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi

In brief: Your Dr can assess

for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions.
Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Take action now

Psychotherapy and/or medication along with doing homework assigned by your therapist is best.
In addition, setting realistic goals, being with others, exercising, and taking time for appreciation also can help. The best way to overcome these disorders is to take immediate action. Then, being committed to doing whatever is necessary will help a person get back to baseline (feeling pretty good).

In brief: Take action now

Psychotherapy and/or medication along with doing homework assigned by your therapist is best.
In addition, setting realistic goals, being with others, exercising, and taking time for appreciation also can help. The best way to overcome these disorders is to take immediate action. Then, being committed to doing whatever is necessary will help a person get back to baseline (feeling pretty good).
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Combination therapy

The combination of counseling and antidepressant/anti anxiety medications has proven to give the most successful results and is better than either method of treatment individually.

In brief: Combination therapy

The combination of counseling and antidepressant/anti anxiety medications has proven to give the most successful results and is better than either method of treatment individually.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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