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Alternative treatment for mild depression

Depression can affect just about anyone but, luckily, the condition is largely treatable. While traditional treatment typically involves psychological therapy, antidepressant medication or a combination of the two, mild cases can be treated through alternative means, including yoga, aromatherapy and various dietary supplements.

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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