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Antidepressants: Selecting One that’s Right for You
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Mayo Clinic - Authoritative descriptions of antidepressant types, side effects, and precautions. Mayo Clinic - Authoritative descriptions of antidepressant types, side effects, and precautions. Show less
Treatment Options for Depression
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Cleveland Clinic - Brief, comparative information on treatment options. Cleveland Clinic - Brief, comparative information on treatment options. Show less
Use of Drugs to Treat Depression: Guidelines from the American College of Physicians
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American College of Physicians Consumer summary of the guidelines for medicines use in the treatment of depression, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. A PDF version is also available. American College of Physicians Consumer summary of the guidelines for medicines use in the treatment of depression, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. A PDF version is also available. Show less
Psychotherapy for Depression
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Cleveland Clinic - Provides clear information on the different types of therapy, approaches, therapy tips, and how to get started. Cleveland Clinic - Provides clear information on the different types of therapy, approaches, therapy tips, and how to get started. Show less
Psychotherapy: How It Works and How It Can Help
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - A guide to the benefits of psychotherapy. A link to a sample therapy worksheet is included. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - A guide to the benefits of psychotherapy. A link to a sample therapy worksheet is included. Show less
Understanding Depression and Effective Treatment (PDF)
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American Psychological Association - An introductory article about therapy. American Psychological Association - An introductory article about therapy. Show less
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
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National Alliance on Mental Illness - This site provides a clear concise overview of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). National Alliance on Mental Illness - This site provides a clear concise overview of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Show less
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
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Mayo Clinic - Describes what CBT is, what to expect and how to get the most of this generally short-termed therapy. Mayo Clinic - Describes what CBT is, what to expect and how to get the most of this generally short-termed therapy. Show less
How to find help through seeing a psychologist
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The American Psychological Association - An article that answers the questions of when to seek psychotherapy, its effectiveness, and how to use and evaluate therapy services. Also available en Español. The American Psychological Association - An article that answers the questions of when to seek psychotherapy, its effectiveness, and how to use and evaluate therapy services. Also available en Español. Show less
Depression: Treatment with Electroconvulsive Therapy
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FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - This site presents Q&A on how Electroconvulsive Therapy works and the side effects of this treatment. Also available FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - This site presents Q&A on how Electroconvulsive Therapy works and the side effects of this treatment. Also available Show less
Therapies for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Review of the Research
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science - This Consumer Summary covers the ma...Show more Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science - This Consumer Summary covers the main points from the report Nonpharmacological Interventions for Treatment-Resistant Depression. It includes Electroconvulsive Therapy, Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Vagus Nerve Stimulation, and “Talk” Therapy and the evidence supporting their use in persons in which at least two antidepressants have failed to help. Show less
Treatment of Depression in Older Adults Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Mental Health Information Center Offers information about an array of evidence-based p...Show more Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Mental Health Information Center Offers information about an array of evidence-based practices for treatment and services to improve outcomes for older adults with depression. The section of the kit of most interest to seniors with depression and their families are the Caregiver Guide and the Video. Show less
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: What is it?
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Mayo Clinic - A general discussion of the benefits and risks of alternative and complementary medicine. Mayo Clinic - A general discussion of the benefits and risks of alternative and complementary medicine. Show less
Are You Considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine?
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - This is a good presentation of issues to consider when thinking about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - This is a good presentation of issues to consider when thinking about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Show less
Depression and Complementary Health Practices: What the Science Says
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - A concise recent summaries of the effects of supplements and t...Show more National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - A concise recent summaries of the effects of supplements and techniques that have been studied in the management of depression, including massage therapy and yoga. Show less
Complementary Therapies for Depression
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AARP - Provides information on herbs and supplements, exercise, and meditation. AARP - Provides information on herbs and supplements, exercise, and meditation. Show less
St. John’s Wort and Depression
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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - A description of the herb St. John's Wort, its positive and side effects, and its interactions with other medicines. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health - A description of the herb St. John's Wort, its positive and side effects, and its interactions with other medicines. Show less
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