Mental Health

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Warning Signs of Depression

Prevention

Prevention

While there is no sure way to prevent depression, there are things you can do to help you through tough days and keep your depression from worsening. Working to control your stress and anxiety levels, maintaining strong relationships with supportive friends and family and treatment at the earliest sign of problem can help. Also, maintaining treatment long-term and routine therapy may help in preventing a relapse.

By Daniel Halperin, published August 23, 2011. Daniel is a freelance writer based in New York City.