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Depression (13,486 members)

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177 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,392)
Spend time with pet
(793)
Play outside
(324)
Music with exercise
(311)
Music Therapy
(169)
Daily aerobic exercise
(177)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(293)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(552)
Adequate sleep
(1,289)
Psychotherapy
(522)
Meditation
(618)
Art Therapy
(198)
Swimming
(183)
Distance walking
(176)
Yoga
(518)
Mindful Meditation
(473)
Talk Therapy
(1,073)
Bibliotherapy
(128)
Diet changes
(424)
Massage Therapy
(402)
Group sports
(137)
Massage
(80)
Warm soaking bath
(43)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(90)
Breathwork
(216)
Personal Growth Workshops
(178)
Upbeat Music
(35)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(48)
Volunteer
(84)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Light Therapy
(221)
SSRIs
(843)
Talking with family/friends
(1,023)
Gardening
(36)
Xanax
(244)
Paleo diet
(21)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(148)
Hobbies
(45)
Morning Ritual/habits
(26)
Adderall
(131)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(19)
Keep daily routine
(530)
Progressive relaxation
(113)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Dancing to 80s music
(52)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(67)
Redecorating Space
(22)
Armour
(22)
Relaxation
(836)
Warm shower
(246)
Tango dancing
(13)
Avoid intoxicants
(797)
Qi gong
(14)
Being in a relationship
(197)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Venlafaxin
(110)
Neurofeedback
(50)
Sertralin
(111)
Thyroxine
(29)
Spiritual Healing
(10)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(26)
Quilonum
(4)
Support Groups
(241)
Tai Chi
(120)
Klonopin
(134)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Salvia Divinorum
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
methylfolate
(4)
Housecleaning
(677)
Trevilor
(9)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Faster EFT
(5)
Invega
(10)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Reading Fiction
(36)
Wake Therapy
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Social Dancing- Blues
(4)
Lexotan
(9)
Deplin
(2)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Hobbioes
(12)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(81)
Vyvanse
(29)
Stop eating sugar
(161)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
regular sex with partner
(4)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Anafranil
(21)
Getting dressed/making bed
(38)
Testosterone
(77)
quetiapine
(9)
Concerta
(14)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Reiki
(42)
Synthroid
(97)
Alprazolam
(10)
DL-Phenylalanine
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(17)
Viibryd
(7)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(15)
Krill oil
(28)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(5)
Marijuana
(47)
Reflexology
(19)
Journaling
(705)
Shiatsu
(41)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(578)
Savella
(16)
Parnate
(15)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(29)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(510)
Agomelatine
(7)
Nortriptyline
(19)
Citalopram
(70)
aripiprazole
(8)
Resting before bedtime
(374)
Acupuncture
(240)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(135)
Cut down on internet
(91)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(367)
Provigil
(99)
Hormonal Birth Control
(20)
Rhodiola Rosea
(81)
MAOIs
(10)
Chiropractic care
(194)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(144)
Niacin (megadose)
(37)
Mirtazapine
(77)
Vitamin D3
(415)
Lexapro
(374)
5-hTP
(212)
Cold shower
(183)
Pristiq
(33)
Zoloft
(505)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(98)
Tyrosine
(61)
Desipramine
(36)
SAM-e
(152)
Tryptophan
(158)
Cymbalta
(261)
Celexa
(282)
Vitamin B
(644)
Retired
(80)
Magnesium
(396)
Imipramine
(55)
Effexor XR
(399)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(40)
Reducing red meat consumption
(151)
Zinc
(156)
Masturbation
(472)
Chromium Picolinate
(115)
Fish Oil
(738)
St. John's Wort
(461)
Prozac
(524)
Valerian
(106)
Cigarettes
(150)
Flaxseed Oil
(243)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(42)
Lithium
(98)
Trazodone
(204)
Caffeine
(897)
Effexor
(241)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(77)
Depakote
(69)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(84)
Paxil
(328)
Alcohol
(458)

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