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What are the treatment options for major depression?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Major Depression
Psychotherapy, both individual & group, as well as medication management.

In brief: Major Depression
Psychotherapy, both individual & group, as well as medication management.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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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
Dr. Bob Stewart
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
3 doctors agree
In brief: There are options
Both psychotherapy and medications have bee shown to be helpful for people with major depressive disorder. The combination of both medication and therapy is even better for most people.
Other treatments include ect. Newer treatments are being studied. The vast majority of people with this illness get better with treatment. Some people can get better without formal treatment.

In brief: There are options
Both psychotherapy and medications have bee shown to be helpful for people with major depressive disorder. The combination of both medication and therapy is even better for most people.
Other treatments include ect. Newer treatments are being studied. The vast majority of people with this illness get better with treatment. Some people can get better without formal treatment.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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