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Depression

Depression
February 20, 2014

Teen suicide prevention

This week is dedicated to Teen Suicide Prevention, and the focus is on creating awareness around the seriousness of teen depression, and what can be done to break the stigma surrounding it. (more…)
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Depression
January 17, 2014

How is depression best treated?

Not all depression is the same, so if you’ve been diagnosed with depression your doctor will speak to you about the different treatment options available, and which would suit you best. For patients with clinical depression, treatment may include psychotherapy with or without prescribed anti-depressants. For others who don't respond to standard depression treatments, doctors may offer brain stimulation techniques such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), also called electroshock therapy. (more…)
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