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Levels of Depression: When Is Professional Treatment Needed?

A serious and common mental illness, depression is the number one cause of disability in the world, affecting about 350 million people, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports. Within the United States,…

What Is Psychotic Depression?

Psychotic depression is a variant of major depressive disorder. Clinical depression or major depressive disorder (often abbreviated as MDD) is a psychiatric/psychological disorder that occurs when the primary manifestation of…

Is Behavioral Activation Effective in Treating Depression?  

Behavioral activation treatment is a behaviorally based treatment for depression that proposes that the internal factors often associated with the treatment of depression in such therapies as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy…

Treatment Medications for Depression and Their Addiction Risks

Antidepressant medications refer to several classes of drugs that are specifically designed for the treatment of clinical depression (major depressive disorder, MDD). These medications have also found utility in the treatment…

Can Ketamine Be Used to Treat Depression?

Within recent years, various organizations and individuals have studied the potential use of ketamine as a drug to treat depression. According to an article published in the Pharmaceutical Journal, various clinics…