10 doctors weighed in:

How do you manage depression?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
7 doctors agree

In brief: See Below

Psychotherapy, medication (if there's need), self-care routine --establishing a time to do things that you like/enjoy; relaxation, learning what triggers your symptoms; creating "crisis card" things to do when depression worsens; stress management; sleep hygiene.
Psychotherapy will help guide you through the process, while medication will help in stabilizing mood.

In brief: See Below

Psychotherapy, medication (if there's need), self-care routine --establishing a time to do things that you like/enjoy; relaxation, learning what triggers your symptoms; creating "crisis card" things to do when depression worsens; stress management; sleep hygiene.
Psychotherapy will help guide you through the process, while medication will help in stabilizing mood.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: The idea is not

To manage depression, but to recover from it! make an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area for an evaluation today? You have nothing to loose and so very much to gain.

In brief: The idea is not

To manage depression, but to recover from it! make an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area for an evaluation today? You have nothing to loose and so very much to gain.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Managing depression

Start with visit to your primary care physician for workup to rule out organic causes for depression.
He/she can refer you to mental health professional for psychotherapy & possible medication evaluation.

In brief: Managing depression

Start with visit to your primary care physician for workup to rule out organic causes for depression.
He/she can refer you to mental health professional for psychotherapy & possible medication evaluation.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
Thank
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