Disorders and Treatment
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If you think you may be suffering from depression, it is better to address it now than to wait and see whether it worsens. Depression is easier to treat when caught early.
If you have not seen a doctor in a while, make an appointment with one. He or she can rule out other causes for your symptoms, and if necessary refer you to a therapist or psychiatrist.
If you have been seeing a doctor regularly and your health is good, you may want to make an appointment to consult with a mental health professional.
While waiting for your appointment, try to do certain activities proven to help reduce symptoms of depression, or prevent them from worsening.
If your symptoms are so severe that you cannot care for yourself and/or are contemplating suicide, ask a family member for help, or visit the nearest emergency room, or call 911.
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