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Dr de Silva has an empathetic holistic approach in her practice and works on a collaborative model with her patients. more
Clinical depression is more than just a passing mood and it cannot be wished or willed away. We all go through spells of feeling down, but when you're depressed you feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days.
With the right treatment and support, most people can make a full recovery.
Those suffering with clinical depression can display psychological symptoms as well as physical and social symptoms.
Psychological symptoms may include:
Physical symptoms can include:
Social symptoms include:
There's no single reason why people suffer with clinical depression and it can affect anyone at any time. However, research has identified several factors associated with an increased risk for depression:
Many patients require individual sessions with a mental health specialist. Dr de Silva would conduct a comprehensive assessment and explain her conclusions to you .She would discuss the treatment options taking into consideration your views and what she considers the optimum treatment for you. Treatment would generally include medication, or individual therapy or both. You would be reviewed regularly by Dr de Silva to monitor your progress.
Contact us now to see how Dr de Silva and her team can help with clinical depression or call us for free confidential advice on 0207 1298 114