Mental health is very important for the normal life of any individual. Among the important mental problems the anxiety and depression are noteworthy. For the long term treatment for anxiety and depression, you require constant treatments and a change in your overall life. There are numerous treatments which can be used for treating depression over a long period of time, some of them are:
It is also called talk therapy or personal counseling, in it you can talk about everything which causes you to take stress in your life to the professionally trained psychotherapist, they listen and try to understand the problems and the tough times you are going through and they provide some tip or advice on how to cope or deal with these problems in a good manner. Many studies have approved of and support the idea of this kind of therapy for treating depression.
It is studied that exercises are very good in decreasing the depression. Meditation is especially recommended for the patients of depression. An example is the Yoga. Yoga is an exercise which enhances the spiritual enlightenment and helps an individual in achieving control over the mind and the body. Various studies have shown that depression can be relieved by exercising regularly.
There many different kinds of medications/drugs used to cure depression, which includes Prozac and Ativan etc. Buspirone (BuSpar) is often chosen for cases of long-term anxiety or depression because of its fewer side effects. These medications are used to relive symptoms of depression and anxiety disorders and there are some people who have to use these drugs for their entire life, but they usually have very severe mental health. All in all medications can be used to treat depression over a long period of time.
People who are in depression need someone to support them throughout their illness for their social well-being or else they would lose hope and leave the treatment. And these supporting people include friends, family or a loved one. When you have this kind of supporting people, you would have someone to turn to when you will be feeling down or in need of advice.