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How is depression typically found and treated?

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Dr. Ian Taras
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Screening ?s

There are depression screening questionnaires you can find on the net.
There are multiple different treatments available including diet & behavior modifications, otc herbals and rx medications. If you are concerned you should seek an opinion from your general doctor, or a mental health specialist.

In brief: Screening ?s

There are depression screening questionnaires you can find on the net.
There are multiple different treatments available including diet & behavior modifications, otc herbals and rx medications. If you are concerned you should seek an opinion from your general doctor, or a mental health specialist.
Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras
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Dr. Stephen Perret
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Depends..

Depression is a clinical diagnosis.
It is usually diagnosed by a doctor or therapist based on 7 symptoms including changes in appetite, sleep, mood, and energy (among others). It is treated in many different ways but usually with therapy and/or medication. Lifestyle changes often help as well: exercise, diet, socialization, etc.

In brief: Depends..

Depression is a clinical diagnosis.
It is usually diagnosed by a doctor or therapist based on 7 symptoms including changes in appetite, sleep, mood, and energy (among others). It is treated in many different ways but usually with therapy and/or medication. Lifestyle changes often help as well: exercise, diet, socialization, etc.
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Dr. Stephen Perret
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