How is depression treated?

Depression is generally considered to be curable. However, this does not mean that all patiens will get rid of their depression or not have a recurrence (recurrent depression). Since the suffering of those affected is often great, it is important that depression is treated promptly and professionally. In addition, the therapy becomes more difficult after […]

How is depression diagnosed?

If you are concerned that you are suffering from depression, you should urgently contact your family doctor or a psychiatrist or psychotherapist directly. The doctor will first talk to you in detail in order to take your medical history ( anamnesis ). The following questions, aimed at typical symptoms of depression, are often part of […]

What types of depression are there?

There are different forms of depression. They differ, among other things, in the type and frequency of the symptoms, the cause and personality-specific characteristics: Unipolar Depression Unipolar depression is considered the “classic version”: Typical depression symptoms such as sadness and listlessness occur over a period of several weeks or months. Such a depressive episode often […]