Therapy for Depression Treatment

Diagnosis of depression

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  • Physical exam
  • Lab tests
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Categorize depression level

Steps in therapy for depression treatment

Medications

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Psychotherapy

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  • Overcome a mental crisis.
  • Replace your negative beliefs and behaviors with healthy and positive ones.
  • Strengthen your relationships and share your experience with them.
  • Develop positive interactions with others.
  • Figure out the innovative ways to solve problems.
  • Identify and eliminate those reasons that contribute to your depression.
  • Feel the sense of satisfaction and reclaim control of your life.
  • Overcome hopelessness and anger which cause depression.
  • Explore new realistic and exciting goals for your life.
  • Learn and develop new habits that will uplift you from your current situation.

Alternate therapy for depression treatment

  1. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

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