Our expert says:
It is a misconception that antidepressant medication is addictive. It will also not alter your personality. Sometimes one just needs this little bit of help, but you should use this for at least 5-6 months to be effective. Do this test :
http://www.drhansdreyer.com/questionnaires/depression.php - It will give you an idea of how bad the depression is. If it is moderate to severe, you need medication. Exercise will help for mild depression.
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