Our expert says:
At least see a good GP who can screen you for this diagnosis ; at best, see a good local psychiatrist for a full assessment, and, if he agrees that you are indeed Depressed, can then discus treatment alternatives with you. These can include various antidepressant medications, and/or CBT ( COgnitive-Behaviour Therapy ) a specific form of psychotherapy / counselling which can help you learn to control the negative thinking habits and patterns of a depression
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