Among the various psychotherapeutic "talk therapies," cognitive-behavioral therapy appears to be the most effective approach. If psychotherapy is used alone without medications, benefits should be evident within 8 weeks and symptoms should be fully resolved by 12 weeks. If these conditions are not met, then the patient should strongly consider antidepressant drugs.
For many patients, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) works as well as antidepressants in...Read more
February is just about upon us and this is frequently a time when Seasonal Affective Disorder or (SAD) is most prevalent. There have been... Read more »
If you notice periods of depression that seem to accompany seasonal changes during the year, you may suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD).... Read more »