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Mental health conditions include social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, addiction to drugs and alcohol, and personality disorders. Mental illness and psychological disorders have good treatment options with medications, psychotherapy or other treatments.

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CBT proposed for eating disorders

A special type of CBT - cognitive behavioural therapy, also called a talking therapy - is being proposed for people with eating disorders under new NHS draft guidance planned for England.

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Causes of depression

Depression affects different people in different ways, and will have a variety of causes. These can range from a single trigger, such as bereavement, or there may be a downward spiral as more things seem to go wrong.



Whatever the reason, always seek medical advice about depression.

What are the main factors that cause depression?

There are a number of factors that may increase the chance of depression, including the following:

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