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Depression is a real medical illness - one that needs to be diagnosed and properly treated.
The causes of depression are not always clear. It may be brought on by a specific event or combination of events-or for no apparent reason at all.
To be diagnosed with depression, a person must have several of these symptoms at once.
Depression is a medical condition like any other. And, just as there are treatments for conditions like diabetes or heart disease, there are treatment options available for depression.
People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or GAD, suffer from persistent worry and tension that is much worse than the anxiety most people experience from time to time.
There are 2 main treatments for GAD: counseling, also called psychotherapy, and medication.
As many as 90% of people who've been diagnosed with depression also have symptoms of anxiety.
Even though depression is highly treatable, only about one-third of depressed people receive the proper treatment.
Frequently asked questions about Lexapro, an antidepressant and a member of the family of medicines known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).