Depression, is there an effective treatment?

Cognitive-behavioral. Therapy is the most effective treatment available for depression. It may sometimes need to be supplemented with medication for best results. It's also helpful to exercise, engage is social interaction & engrossing activities, practice gratitude, do kind things for others, develop & commit to meaningful goals, practice stress management, and talk to trusted, empathic people.
Dep./anxiety. A therapist experienced in cognitive behavior therapy and a psychiatrist to manage medications as indicated.

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