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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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What Is an NDRI?
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Can Psilocybin Be Used to Treat Depression?
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How Can I Get My Parents to Go to Therapy?
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What's the Connection Between Alcohol and Depression?
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How to Talk to Your Partner About Your Depression
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Ketamine to Treat Treatment-Resistant Depression
Your Brain Will Love These Vitamins
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The Best Resources and Organizations for Depression
Talk therapy
Do You Need Talk Therapy If You Are Taking Antidepressants?
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Psychosurgery may be used to treat severe mental health disorders.
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10 Podcasts to Listen to If You Have Depression
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The 9 Best Supplements for Depression of 2021, According to a Dietitan
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What Effect Do Alpha Brain Waves Have on Depression?
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 It Safe to Drink Alcohol When You're Taking Cymbalta?
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Is Your Depression Coming Back? Signs of a Depression Relapse
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How Traumatic Grief Therapy Works
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Cipralex for Depression
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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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Why You Shouldn't Feel Embarrassed About Your Depression
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The 11 Best Books for Depression, According to an Expert
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Everything You Should Know About Rexulti
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What to Do When You Feel Angry
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What to Know About Depression Support Groups
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How Exercise Can Help Reduce Depressive Symptoms
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How Psychodynamic Therapy Is Used to Treat Depression
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Tips on Disclosing Your Depression to Friends
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All You Need To Know About Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy
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The Mental Health Benefits of Sunlight
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Decorating Early for the Holidays May Make You Happy
COVID-19 and Seasonal Affective Disorder: How This Year Is Different
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Does Yoga Really Reduce Depression?
Scheduling time with friends can reduce depression.
How Scheduling Fun Activities Could Reduce Your Depression
Common types of treatment for depression
Do You Know About All the Treatment Options for Depression?
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Does Depression Go Away on Its Own With Time?
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What Effects Will Depression Treatment Have?
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How Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Works
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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
What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?
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Is a Psychologist Considered a Doctor?
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The Vitamin That Lowers the Risk of Depression
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Treating Your Depression for Free or Low-Cost
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How Involuntary Hospitalization for Depression Works
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Worst Things to Say to Someone Who Is Depressed
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Everything You Need to Know About Antidepressant Withdrawal
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How to Choose the Best Type of Therapy to Treat Your Depression
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What to Expect When Seeing a Doctor for Depression
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Struggling With Depression or Anxiety? CBT May Be a Great Option
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How Long Does Withdrawal From Effexor Last?
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Online Depression Chat Rooms You Can Join Now
What Do Those Abbreviations Mean After a Psychotherapist's Name?
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What Is St. John's Wort Used For and Can It Benefit You?
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Does Eating Bananas Improve Your Mood?
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Can You Be Committed to a Mental Hospital Against Your Will?