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Depression is a mood disorder. Learn about its causes, symptoms & treatments, and discover strategies for preventing depression. Continue reading![read article]

Tests for Depression

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Beck Depression Inventory
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Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Psychological Analysis
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Whether you're going to see your doctor for a routine checkup or are admitted to the hospital, your doctor needs information about how your body is functioning...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Depression

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SERTRALINE (SER tra leen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-trauma stress, premenstrual ...  More
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FLUOXETINE (floo OX e teen) belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to treat mood problems such as depression...  More
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PAROXETINE (pa ROX e teen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic...  More
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VENLAFAXINE (VEN la fax een) is used to treat depression, anxiety and panic disorder.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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MAPROTILINE (ma PROE ti leen) is used to treat depression. This medicine also helps to relieve anxiety associated with depression.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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IMIPRAMINE (im IP ra meen) is used to treat depression. This medicine can also help children who have a nighttime bed wetting problem.  More
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FLUVOXAMINE (floo VOX a meen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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ESCITALOPRAM (es sye TAL oh pram) is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety.  More
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DULOXETINE (doo LOX e teen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat depression. It is also used to treat pain caused by complications of diabetes or pain caused b...  More
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CLOMIPRAMINE (kloe MI pra meen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.  More
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PHENELZINE (FEN el zeen) is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression in patients who may also have anxiety. This medicine is usually onl...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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TRANYLCYPROMINE (tran il SIP roe meen) is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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AMITRIPTYLINE; CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE (a mee TRIP ti leen; klor dye az e POX ide) is an anti-depressant and a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat depression with anxiety.  More
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ARIPIPRAZOLE (ay ri PIP ray zole) is an atypical antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression, and to treat...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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ISOCARBOXAZID (eye soe kar BOX azid) is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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SELEGILINE (se LE ji leen) is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat major depression.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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vilazodone
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Over the Counter Medications for Depression

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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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Medical Procedures for Depression

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Interpersonal Therapy
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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for certain mental illnesses. During this therapy a precise, timed electrical current is passed through a patient...  More
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
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Family Psychotherapy
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation
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Surgical Procedures for Depression

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Herbs and Supplements for Depression What's this?

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acetylcysteine inhalation
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