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When we think of treatments for depression, we often divide them into medical and non-medical categories. Medical categories being ones that generally a medical doctor would be prescribing or administering, and non-medical ones being ones that either a medical doctor or a psychologist, a licensed therapist or a social worker might be prescribing as well. Let's start with the non-medical treatments first. First treatment would be no treatment, funnily enough. Sometimes a watchful waiting approach, monitoring someone, giving them time to recover, renewing their focus on the bread and butter activities of a healthy lifestyle. For example, focusing on their sleep, deepening their connections, exercising, renewing their commitment to meaningful pursuits in their life. That may be all that's needed in some instances to lift the depression. The decision to opt for that track should ideally be made by a mental health professional.

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Major Depressive Disorder Research Study – Science 37

Major Depressive Disorder Research Study – Science 37

Depression can frequently make you feel sad or anxious. If it's something you're dealing with now or have in the past, you're not alone.
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Efficacy of an Online Program for the Treatment of Mild and Moderate Depression

Efficacy of an Online Program for the Treatment of Mild ...

Major depression (MD) is a disease with a great impact on people´s functioning and is the second leading cause of disability worldwide.
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A Family Depression Prevention Program (FDP)

A Family Depression Prevention Program (FDP)

Depression is a major public health problem affecting over 15 million U.S. adults annually and is especially prevalent in those of parenting age.
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Brief CBT for the Treatment of Depression During Inpatient Hospitalization

Brief CBT for the Treatment of Depression During ...

Participants assigned to the CBT condition will receive the usual standard of care during an inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.
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Set Your Goal: Engaging Go/No-Go Active Learning

Set Your Goal: Engaging Go/No-Go Active Learning

Depression and anxiety are the largest contributors to disease and disability, affecting around 300 million people. This research study
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Brain Imaging Study on Teen Depression

Brain Imaging Study on Teen Depression

Our clinical research aims to better understand brain functioning and emotion regulation, with the goal of improving therapies designed to
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A Randomized, Double-blind, Active-controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of AXS-05 Administered Orally to Subjects with Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder

A Randomized, Double-blind, Active-controlled Trial to ...

This is a study looking at how safe and effective the investigational drug (AXS-05) is in treating patients who have been diagnosed with major
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