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Depression Treatment

Depression can be treated with prescription medications, therapy, or alternative medicine. Knowing the different options can help you pick the best one.

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Psilocybin for Depression: What You Need to Know
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The 9 Best Supplements for Depression, According to a Dietitian
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What Are Alpha Brain Waves?
Overcoming Depression
Ways to Overcome Depression
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Will Taking Magnesium Help Your Depression?
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Winter Blues vs. Seasonal Affective Disorder
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How Clutter Affects Our Mental Health
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Is Mixing Cymbalta and Alcohol Safe?
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Is Your Depression Coming Back? Signs of a Depression Relapse
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What Is Traumatic Grief Therapy?
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Cipralex: Uses, Dosages, Side Effects, Precautions
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What Is Light Therapy and Is It Right For You?
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Small Ways to Feel Better When You're Depressed
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6 Ways to Stop Feeling Embarrassed About Your Depression
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The 11 Best Books for Depression of 2021, According to an Expert
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Rexulti: Uses, Side Effects and Dosages
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5 Things to Do If You Feel Angry
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What to Know About Depression Support Groups
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What Is the Link Between Exercise and Depression?
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How Psychodynamic Therapy Is Used to Treat Depression
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How to Talk to Friends About Your Depression
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy: What To Know
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The Mental Health Benefits of Sunlight
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Why Putting Up Holiday Decorations Early Could Make You Feel Happier
COVID-19 and Seasonal Affective Disorder: How This Year Is Different
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How Yoga Can Help Your Depression
Scheduling time with friends can reduce depression.
How Pleasant Activity Scheduling Reduces Depression
Common types of treatment for depression
An Overview of the Treatments for Depression
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Does Depression Go Away on Its Own With Time?
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How Major Depressive Disorder Is Treated
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What Is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)?
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Can CBD Help With Depression?
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Can Artificial Intelligence Help With Depression?
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Can Counseling Help With Depression?
Dialectical behavior therapy
How Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Works
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Psychologist's Role in Mental Health
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Should You Take Vitamins for Depression?
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How to Get Free or Low-Cost Depression Treatment
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How to Commit Someone for Depression
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Worst Things to Say to Someone Who Is Depressed
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Antidepressant Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, & Treatment
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Types of Psychotherapy for Depression
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What to Expect When Seeing a Doctor for Depression
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
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Effexor Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, & Treatment
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Joining a Chat Room to Help With Depression
Abbreviations After a Psychotherapist's Name
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St. John's Wort: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
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Does Eating Bananas Improve Your Mood?
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Can You Be Committed Against Your Will?
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What to Do When You Feel Sad and Don't Know Why
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Guided Imagery for Depression
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Fish Oil: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
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Should Teenagers Not Take SSRIs?
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What Is Interpersonal Therapy for Depression?
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How to Heal a Broken Heart When a Relationship Ends
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Fetzima: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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What Happens When You Are Hospitalized for Depression?
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Wellbutrin Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, Treatment
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The Benefits of Music Therapy