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What are My Other Treatment Options for Depression?

Learn about all the options for treating depression - depression medications, psychotherapy, lifestyle - behavior modifications,  alternative treatments for depression.

Learn about all the options for treating depression.

Gold Standard for Treating Depression (part 6)

Instead of relying solely on medications for depression, by combining all of your options, you can significantly increase your chances of managing depression successfully. The following suggestions offer an optimal treatment plan that not only takes into account the Star*D research but also uses complimentary treatments that increase your chances of managing depression successfully and achieving the quality of life you desire.

  • Medications
  • Psychotherapy
  • Lifestyle, behavior and thought modifications
  • Alternative and Complementary Treatments

Although these therapies can be used individually, a combination of all four offers you a variety of ways that can give you much more control over your treatment than you previously thought possible.

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APA Reference
Fast, J. (2009, January 1). What are My Other Treatment Options for Depression?, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, August 25 from https://www.healthyplace.com/depression/depression-treatment/what-are-my-other-treatment-options-for-depression-gsd

Last Updated: May 17, 2019

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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