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Depression occurs when certain neurotransmitters in our brains fire, or attach, differently than they typically would. This causes us to feel low and experience a variety of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. Depression is as unique as each person that experiences it.  


Depression is a common, but serious mood disorder that can affect the way a person feels, thinks, and handles daily life. Risk factors of depression include personal or family history of depression, major life changes, trauma, or stress, as well as certain physical illnesses and medications. Depression is a psychiatric illness that is treatable with the right help. If you are suffering from depression, you may experience a wide range of symptoms.


Sadness, Emptiness, Or Anxiety
Body Aches
Low Energy
Loss Of Interest In Activities
Sleep Problems
Changes In Appetite


There are various treatment options for depression that typically includes a combination of talk therapy, psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and medication. Treatments are designed to help patients suffering from depression overcome negative attitudes and return to a normal lifestyle. There is no cookie-cutter approach to treating depression. At Northpoint Psychiatric Consultants, LLC we approach treatment options as unique as each patient, making a plan to meet your needs.

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