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If depression is psychological, how is it treated with a physical medicine program?

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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hope this helps

Exercise: http://www.
apa.org/monitor/2011/12/exercise.aspx http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/in-depth/depression-and-exercise/art-20046495 Medications, sleep hygiene, Healthy lifestyle encouragement, pain control, etc.

In brief: Hope this helps

Exercise: http://www.
apa.org/monitor/2011/12/exercise.aspx http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/in-depth/depression-and-exercise/art-20046495 Medications, sleep hygiene, Healthy lifestyle encouragement, pain control, etc.
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Exercise

Many studies have demonstrated that physical exercise has been shown to alleviate symptoms of depression.
Everything that is "psychological" is happening in the brain. Dividing things into physical and psychological is really not an accurate representation of how the human body works. Even helping a depressed person get out in the fresh air and get a little sun on their face can help.

In brief: Exercise

Many studies have demonstrated that physical exercise has been shown to alleviate symptoms of depression.
Everything that is "psychological" is happening in the brain. Dividing things into physical and psychological is really not an accurate representation of how the human body works. Even helping a depressed person get out in the fresh air and get a little sun on their face can help.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: It isn't psychologic

Most depression is medical.
But that doesn't mean an antidepressant is needed. In my practice, i take the time to find the real medical cause of the depression, such as hypothyroidism, nutritional deficiencies or even allergies.

In brief: It isn't psychologic

Most depression is medical.
But that doesn't mean an antidepressant is needed. In my practice, i take the time to find the real medical cause of the depression, such as hypothyroidism, nutritional deficiencies or even allergies.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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