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How can I avoid having depression?

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Dr. Bob Stewart
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depression remedies

Include exercising, engaging in social interaction & engrossing activities, practicing gratitude, doing kind things for others, learning and practicing stress management, developing and committing to meaningful goals, avoiding negative thinking & negative comparisons with others, and talking to empathic & trusted people.
If those aren't enough, talk to a mental health professional.

In brief: Depression remedies

Include exercising, engaging in social interaction & engrossing activities, practicing gratitude, doing kind things for others, learning and practicing stress management, developing and committing to meaningful goals, avoiding negative thinking & negative comparisons with others, and talking to empathic & trusted people.
If those aren't enough, talk to a mental health professional.
Dr. Bob Stewart
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Activities

You need to talk to your doctor in order to get a handle on how severe your depression is.
But things that can help are daily exercise, especially outdoors which increases sun exposure. Also find some volunteer work to do. When you help others, it will make you feel better. Do yoga, take dance classes, learn a musical instrument.

In brief: Activities

You need to talk to your doctor in order to get a handle on how severe your depression is.
But things that can help are daily exercise, especially outdoors which increases sun exposure. Also find some volunteer work to do. When you help others, it will make you feel better. Do yoga, take dance classes, learn a musical instrument.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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