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12 Depression Treatments You Need to Know

Human beings are faced with so many health issues ranging from fever, depression, blindness, stroke, etc. Depression being one of these health challenges can be in the form of lacking concentration, persistent feelings of sadness, decreased energy and so on. As a result of the state of affairs of many nations, many citizens of about 25% are living with depression. There are several forms of depression such as persistent depressive disorder, cyclothymic disorder, Bipolar I and disorders, and lots more. Depression has many ways of treating it. This article is written to give you a knowledge of depression treatment.

Depression treatment is divided into psychotherapy, medication and physical therapy.


This is a means of treating people that are diagnosed with mental and emotional disorder using counseling, dialogue and other types of psychological techniques. This method is one of the best means of getting rid of depression. [1]

It has three significant forms which are Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)