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How can your doctor help treat depression?

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Your physician, either an MD or a DO are not psychiatrists. But they have some training in treating mental or psychiatric problems and can help with your depression. If your symptoms are more than mild, your physician may refer you to a mental health specialist.

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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