Depression - Treating Symptoms (2)
Doctor Jon Lieberman outlines three treatments for depression - medication, talk therapy, and a combination of both. The combined approach has consistently been most successful.
My opinion about the treatment of depression is comprehensive. We can look at, and many studies support what I will now mention. There is medication alone, there is talk psychotherapy alone, and thirdly a combination of medications and talk therapy. And in every study that Iâ€™m aware of, itâ€™s a combination of medication and talk therapy as being the most efficacious treatment for depression.
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Doctor Jon Lieberman describes his experiences with treating depression, where antidepressant medication was abandoned in favor of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
Doctor Jon Lieberman describes the experience of receiving electroconvulsive therapy - a painless procedure lasting a few seconds.
Doctor Jon Lieberman discusses the propsed mechanism of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), a controversial treatment for depression.
Doctor Jon Lieberman dispels some of the myths surrounding electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), which can be an effective treatment for depression.
Doctor Jon Lieberman discusses three neurotransmitters that have been associated with depression - dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine.
"Over time, the aggregate risk of completed suicide is likely to be much lower with treatment than without treatment," says Steve Hyman, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Professor Helen Mayberg describes treatments for depression: medication, therapy, or a combination of the two. About 40% of patients recover entirely, while about 10% do not respond.
Doctor Jon Lieberman explains that the mortality rate for individuals diagnosed with depression disorder is as high as 15%.
Doctor Jon Lieberman explains that if an individual has had a depressive episode, the probability of having another increases significantly.
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