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My girlfriends depression has progressively gotten worse- I want to stand by her because I love her but she's not the same person anymore what do I do?

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: What to do?

Standing with her means be loving , supportive , making sure she takes her medication on daily basis , seeing her physician and her therapist and making her exercise, since exercise, can increase endorphins and can be helpful in decreasing depressive symptoms.

In brief: What to do?

Standing with her means be loving , supportive , making sure she takes her medication on daily basis , seeing her physician and her therapist and making her exercise, since exercise, can increase endorphins and can be helpful in decreasing depressive symptoms.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine

In brief: Seek help

Seek professional help including psychiatrist for medications, counselor to explore issues and teach coping skills and a life coach to teach proactive living skills and explore measures to improve yourself.

In brief: Seek help

Seek professional help including psychiatrist for medications, counselor to explore issues and teach coping skills and a life coach to teach proactive living skills and explore measures to improve yourself.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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