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How can psychotherapy help treat depression?

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Psychotherapy, sometimes also called talk therapy, refers to a variety of techniques used to treat depression. You talk to a licensed professional who helps you:

  • Focus on the behaviors, emotions, and ideas that contribute to depression
  • Understand and identify the life problems or events that contribute to depression, and help them understand which aspects of those problems they may be able to solve or improve
  • Regain a sense of control and pleasure in life

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on April 19, 2019

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on April 19, 2019

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