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Can depression be treated?

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Depression is a common and treatable illness. With the right depression support, medication, and talk therapy, you can get started on the road to a meaningful and fulfilling life without suffering with the feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worthlessness.

It can take a few weeks or even longer for your depression treatment to take full effect. It's important to stay in touch with your doctor and therapist, and alert them if your depression symptoms aren’t improving.

From: Depression Support WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health: "What is Depression?"

Mental Health America: "How can I find a support group in my community?"

DRADA: "Support and Community Services."

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-- Fifth Edition (DSM-5)

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What is Depression?"

Mental Health America: "How can I find a support group in my community?"

DRADA: "Support and Community Services."

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-- Fifth Edition (DSM-5)

Fieve R. , Rodale: Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

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