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How can depression work?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bob Stewart
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Persistent despair
Can begin a downward spiral.
As energy & motivation decrease, people often withdraw, isolate themselves & feel helpless & hopeless. They may become self-critical & self-blaming. Behaviors, thinking & emotions intensify each other. Chronic, moderate depression is dysthymia. Research & clinical experience show that cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) is the most effective treatment.

In brief: Persistent despair
Can begin a downward spiral.
As energy & motivation decrease, people often withdraw, isolate themselves & feel helpless & hopeless. They may become self-critical & self-blaming. Behaviors, thinking & emotions intensify each other. Chronic, moderate depression is dysthymia. Research & clinical experience show that cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) is the most effective treatment.
Dr. Bob Stewart
Dr. Bob Stewart
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Bain Chemistry
Depression is a medical illness that involves the mind and body.
Also called major depression, major depressive disorder and clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave. Depression can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and depression may make you feel as if life isn't worth living.

In brief: Bain Chemistry
Depression is a medical illness that involves the mind and body.
Also called major depression, major depressive disorder and clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave. Depression can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and depression may make you feel as if life isn't worth living.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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