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How can a nurse practitioner help with treating depression?

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These are registered nurses (RNs) with added nursing training and some training in treating mental or psychiatric problems.

From: Depression: Where to Seek Care WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

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