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Is alcohol ever a good method for helping deal with depression?

10 doctors weighed in
Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
8 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Alcohol is itself considered to be a depressant due to its effects on the brain.
It is never considered a good treatment for depression. Anyone who feels depressed should be evaluated by their primary care physician or psychiatrist to be diagnosed and treated properly.

In brief: No.

Alcohol is itself considered to be a depressant due to its effects on the brain.
It is never considered a good treatment for depression. Anyone who feels depressed should be evaluated by their primary care physician or psychiatrist to be diagnosed and treated properly.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry

In brief: NEVER!!

No way alcohol is a depressant and will make the depression worse and then you will have depression and an alcohol problem. See your physician.
Lots of great treatments for depression.

In brief: NEVER!!

No way alcohol is a depressant and will make the depression worse and then you will have depression and an alcohol problem. See your physician.
Lots of great treatments for depression.
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Dr. Cyma Khalily
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