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How is depression typically treated?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
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In brief: Medications

Antidepressants in general are a group of medications that modulate certain neurotransmitters in the brain.
Also psychotherapy, behavior modification, relaxation therapy are among the treatments available for depression.

In brief: Medications

Antidepressants in general are a group of medications that modulate certain neurotransmitters in the brain.
Also psychotherapy, behavior modification, relaxation therapy are among the treatments available for depression.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Depression

Research suggests that psychotherapy and medicine are better than either alone in the treatment of depression.
In some people, exercise helps, too.

In brief: Depression

Research suggests that psychotherapy and medicine are better than either alone in the treatment of depression.
In some people, exercise helps, too.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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