Depression Treatment Summary
- Exactly how depression works - a better understanding than most medical practitioners, counselors and therapists.
- What to look for in a depression counselor or therapist.
- How to avoid depression counseling that tends to worsen depression.
- What the research says about the best ways to treat depression.
- The side effects of the various antidepressants.
- How depression is diagnosed.
- What the signs and symptoms of depression are.
- What you can do now to help yourself.
(If you have arrived here without doing the rest of the Path, you can start here.)
We hope you have found this a useful resource in tackling depression. Below is a summary of the final section, but first, if you would like to download a free printable version of the Learning Path you can do so here:
Download the free Learning Path E-book
In the meantime, if you have a website, and you are able to help us get the word out by linking to us, that would be really appreciated.
- What the research says about drug treatments for depression
- Why drugs treat the symptoms of depression, rather than the 'causes'
- The differences between different types of depression medication
- How antidepressants work
- Whether controlling depression with drugs is a good idea in the long term
- The side effects of antidepressants
- Alternative treatments for depression - depression counseling and therapy
- What types of therapy and counseling to avoid
- The best therapy and counseling approaches for overcoming depression
- Self help for depression
- How to choose a good depression counselor or therapist
If you have any comments or questions, please email us. If you have found the site useful or have any suggestions, we'd love to know!
- Depression Home
- Depression Learning Path
- Depression Recovery Program
- Anti-depressant Withdrawal
- Depression FAQ
- About Us
- Contact Us
Testimonials for the Learning Path
"I couldn't stop reading. The information was so clear and to the point. It made sense and it made me feel as if my feelings are valid. Your "self-help" information was great. Everything was consistent and well thought out."
"I've been through the mill a bit over the past year - went to the doctor re. depression, diagnosed as clinical (reactive) depression, and suggested that I try counselling before going on Prozac..."