Sunday, August 26, 2007

Depression: Treatments for Depression

Depression affects the person physically, mentally and emotionally. Though there are many causes, it is only through proper treatment and with the help of a specialist that this can go away. Here is a list of treatments that can be used to counter depression. 1. People who are suffering from mild depression are given anti-depressant medications. Some of these include seretonin reuptake inhibitors better known as SSRI’s, tricyclics and the monoamine oxidase inhibitors or MAOI’s. Doctors who are prescribed these drugs should inform the patient about the side effects that can be experienced. The dosage may have to be increased or decreased depending on the person’s reaction to the medication. 2. Over the past few years, scientists have been researching on new ways View the rest of this article

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