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What happens if depression is not treated?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Untreated Dep.

It becomes chronic & can lead to fatalities from suicide, and to resistance to treatment.

In brief: Untreated Dep.

It becomes chronic & can lead to fatalities from suicide, and to resistance to treatment.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unknown

It may resolve on its own, or it may get worse.
It is better to be evaluated to see if treatment is warranted.

In brief: Unknown

It may resolve on its own, or it may get worse.
It is better to be evaluated to see if treatment is warranted.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Depression

Not treated, depression may wax and wane for many years.
Why not be proactive and do something about it? See you doctor first and have a frank discussion.

In brief: Depression

Not treated, depression may wax and wane for many years.
Why not be proactive and do something about it? See you doctor first and have a frank discussion.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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