Depression is more than just feeling sad. These days it is seen that depression affects 1 out of 3 people in our country.
The treatment for depression starts off with a few tests like lab tests, psychiatric evaluation & maybe even a physical evaluation.

There is more than one type of depressive disorder, the main types being:

  • Melancholic Feature Type
  • Atypical Feature Type
  • Catatonic Feature Type
  • Postpartum Onset
  • Seasonal Depression

Depression can be cured or made manageable but for that, you may need to either take psychiatric medication or psychotherapy. Both these forms of treatment have been beneficial in the treatment of depression.

In severe cases of depression treatment, you may need a hospital stay. The treatment for depression starts with getting diagnosed, and with proper care the effects of the disease are reversible.

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