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Depression – What Are the Treatments For Depression?
Depression – What Are the Treatments For Depression?
Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. Approximately 3.8% of people suffer from depression, and that number increases to 5.0% when people reach the age of 60. In total, 280 million people worldwide are affected by depression. Although depression often causes mood fluctuations, it is a serious health issue when it recurs or persists. If left untreated, it can lead to serious consequences, including suicide. In fact, suicide is the fourth leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds.
Severe cases of depression can lead to a person’s withdrawal from normal activities. They may avoid close friends or family, stop going to school, or stop doing the things they once enjoyed. Sometimes, it may even lead to self-harm or suicide. There are many ways to treat depression, but if left untreated, it can lead to major consequences. Fortunately, there are many different treatments available, so you can find the right one for you.
SSRIs, or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, are the most common types of medications for depression. These medications are typically prescribed first. While they are effective in some cases, the Mayo Clinic has published several new studies on the effects of different types of treatment. For a more complete picture of depression treatments, see your health care provider. Moreover, remember to stick to your treatment plan and never skip a single appointment. You may also want to try group therapy, family therapy, or couples therapy. These can help you connect with people who are experiencing the same symptoms.
If the symptoms of depression persist and do not respond to medication, your physician can prescribe electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This treatment involves stimulating brain cells with an electrical current to alter depressive thoughts and behaviors. The most common forms of therapy are CBT, ECT, and Interpersonal Therapy. However, these treatments are not for everyone and may require trial and error to find the best treatment for you. In the meantime, you can start to make a difference in your life and your depression symptoms by seeking help.
Cognitive behavioural therapy and counseling are also two common types of talk therapy for depression. CBT involves challenging negative thought patterns. Counselling deals with how to improve social and interpersonal relationships. These talking therapies are usually provided by GPs, although you can also self-refer yourself to the NHS psychological therapy service. However, it may take a few weeks or even a year to see results. However, it is worth it to make a start on your treatment plan today.
Although depression is a complex disease with multiple causes, it is not always easy to identify and treat. While a person may suffer from depression due to a number of life factors, they are unlikely to be the cause of the depression. Research suggests that the symptoms of depression are caused by a variety of factors including stress, poor self-esteem, low psychion exposure, and other environmental factors. Even the best treatment may not cure the depression, but it can alleviate the symptoms and help you move on with your life.