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Depression health centre

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Treatment & care

Learn more about depression treatments and ways to care for your depression symptoms with antidepressants and/or psychotherapy. Also, discover the symptoms and treatment of depression in men, women, and the elderly as well as the problem of treatment resistant depression.


Learn all about different depression treatment options. Find out about depression medicines and other depression remedies to see which may work best for you.

Antidepressants are a type of medication prescribed for the treatment of depression.

CBT is a talking therapy that focuses on how your own thoughts, beliefs and attitudes affect your feelings and behaviours and contribute to your condition.

Find out how talk therapy works to lift mood and help patients with depression improve coping skills.

Special situations

Support from friends and family can help a person coping with chronic depression.  Learn more about support groups, and how loved ones can help.

Learn more about when admission to hospital is needed for depression.

Depression in men is often difficult to diagnose because the depression symptoms are different. Learn more about depression in men.

It is common for people to feel depressed near Christmas. Learn more about how to counteract the blues.

Find out more about the link between chronic pain and depression.

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