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How does psychotherapy help in getting depression support?

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Psychotherapy -- also called talk therapy -- is a vital part of depression recovery for most people. It aims to relieve your symptoms and help you come up with ways to deal with all the issues that affect you. Research has shown that combining medication and therapy is often the best way for people to deal with depression.

Psychotherapy helps you identify early warning signs, and your therapist can teach you ways to cope with thought patterns that can be harmful.

From: Depression Support WebMD Medical Reference

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

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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