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How fast can I make my depression go away?

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In brief: Not FAST

With appropriate treatment (usually psychotherapy + medication) the depression will gradually lighten over a 2 month period.
You will still have better and worse days but, in general, each moth will be better.

In brief: Not FAST

With appropriate treatment (usually psychotherapy + medication) the depression will gradually lighten over a 2 month period.
You will still have better and worse days but, in general, each moth will be better.
Dr. William Drescher
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 5 years

It takes several weeks to 1 month to see good effects of most antidepressants (ssris) but usually drs do not stop them until they are reallyy doing well for some time around 5 years.
Depression has a tendency to come back ofteh otherwise.

In brief: 5 years

It takes several weeks to 1 month to see good effects of most antidepressants (ssris) but usually drs do not stop them until they are reallyy doing well for some time around 5 years.
Depression has a tendency to come back ofteh otherwise.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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