Depression is a common mental health condition that affects people of all ages. With advances in psychiatric care, there are many effective treatments for depression that can help you feel more like you. At Zeam Medical Group in Roseville and Folsom, California, the team includes mental health experts who specialize in diagnosing and treating depression in people of all ages. For comprehensive care, call the office or schedule your depression consultation online today. Telehealth appointments are available.
Depression is a mood disorder that causes feelings of extreme, prolonged sadness that affects how you think and behave. Depression isn’t something you can simply get over. It’s a serious mental illness that requires the appropriate medical and mental health care.
Zeam Medical Group is a multispecialty medical practice that manages both physical and mental well-being. They understand the importance of mental health at every stage of life and provide comprehensive care for depression in people of all ages, including children, teens, and adults.
Symptoms of depression vary and depend a lot on the person experiencing the mood disorder. However, there are some common symptoms of depression, such as:
You don’t have to experience all symptoms to have depression. However, for a depression diagnosis, your symptoms must occur daily and last almost all day for two or more weeks.
You should seek help for depression if you have ongoing feelings of sadness and despair that make it hard for you to manage your day-to-day routine. Early diagnosis and treatment for depression can help you feel better sooner.
The Zeam Medical Group team also recommends you come in for a depression consultation if you have mild or only a few symptoms.
During your consultation, the team conducts psychological testing to assess your mood and thought patterns. They may also recommend a medical evaluation with the primary care team to rule out a health condition that might explain your depression symptoms.
Zeam Medical Group takes an evidence-based approach to care, utilizing the most up-to-date treatment options for depression. The specifics of your plan depend on your symptoms.
Treatment for depression may include psychotherapy, medication management, or both. Zeam Medical Group also offers group therapy, trauma therapy, family therapy, and marriage counseling.
Depression is a serious mental health condition. To get help, call Zeam Medical Group or schedule an appointment online today.