Doctor Explains DEPRESSION: What Actually Works? (Evidence Based Treatment Options)

Depression is common and there are effective treatment options to help you feel better. We're going to talk about the symptoms of clinical depression, what to expect when you go to see your doctor and evidence-based treatment options that work.

Treatments for depression are not limited to medications. Usually it's most effective to use a combination of treatment options - therapy, lifestyle modifications and anti-depressant medications. In this video, we're going to talk about each of these options in more detail!

1:01 What is clinical depression?
2:24 Am I depressed?
3:44 What to expect at a doctor's appointment

5:02 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
8:08 Lifestyle modifications
8:48 Nutrition
9:25 Exercise
10:18 Sleep
10:47 Time and support
11:52 Anti-depressant medications
14:40 Suicide prevention

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