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How do I treat major depression without medications?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Therapy

Can be effective, but the time required would be much greater than therapy plus medications.
Why not get the best treatment available?

In brief: Therapy

Can be effective, but the time required would be much greater than therapy plus medications.
Why not get the best treatment available?
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Joel Feiner
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Cognitive behav ther

First, get a careful diagnosis by a psychiatrist.
Then, perhaps through that M.D., find a clinical psychologist, usually , well trained in cognitive behavior therapy. This is an interactive process that has been proven to be effective in a certain percentage, but not all, persons experiencing depression. If there are feelings of suicide, see a professional or an E.R. Immediately.

In brief: Cognitive behav ther

First, get a careful diagnosis by a psychiatrist.
Then, perhaps through that M.D., find a clinical psychologist, usually , well trained in cognitive behavior therapy. This is an interactive process that has been proven to be effective in a certain percentage, but not all, persons experiencing depression. If there are feelings of suicide, see a professional or an E.R. Immediately.
Dr. Joel Feiner
Dr. Joel Feiner
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Dr. Robert Thilo
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: It depends.

A psychiatric evaluation would be the first priority to investigate and determine any additional contributing factors. Addressing any biological, psychological, social or spiritual factors would become part of a comprehensive treatment plan.

In brief: It depends.

A psychiatric evaluation would be the first priority to investigate and determine any additional contributing factors. Addressing any biological, psychological, social or spiritual factors would become part of a comprehensive treatment plan.
Dr. Robert Thilo
Dr. Robert Thilo
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