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Preventing Depression

Preventing Depression & Psychotherapy

New evidence supports psychotherapy for treating subclinical depression in order to prevent depression from developing.

Another of many studies indicating that depression is not only treatable, but preventable with education and treatment.

The same skills that people can learn, such as problem solving skills, coping skills, and social skills, to overcome depression are the same skills that can help prevent depression’s onset as well as reduce relapses. This is an exceptionally important and encouraging finding.

Reference: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/832953?nlid=67504_2981&src=wnl_edit_dail&uac=65754CV

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Dr. Baya MebarekDr. Baya Mebarek is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. She specializes in couple therapy, pre-marital therapy, and in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults, couples and families dealing with depression.View all posts by Dr. Baya Mebarek →

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