How Long Does Depression Last?
Long Does Depression Last?
is no clear general answer to this question as the duration of
depression depends on multiple factors such as the type of depression,
the treatment regimen if any, the personal circumstances of a patient
and so on. For example a sufferer of dysthymia may be in a depressed
state during most of his life without treatment, while someone with
major depression who gets proper treatment may experience just one
major outburst of depression over a couple of weeks. What can be said
for all types of depression is that proper treatment in combination
with an optimal life style will drastically reduce the time span during
which a patient feels depressed and will allow most patients to life a
To learn more on the types
of depression, and the treatment options available to you check out our
articles on www.beatdepression.org.