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Preventing relapse of depression

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Article from here to help Sometimes, coping with depression can feel like an uphill struggle. So when you get to the top and breathe the fresh air, the last thing that you want to do is trip and fall down again into another relapse.* This article from Here to Help explains how, like with many other illnesses, there are some steps that you can take to help you stay on your feet and keep yourself feeling as well as you can.

Try thinking of it this way: if you injure yourself, you would likely do things to prevent the injury from happening again. If you hurt your ankle running, for example, you might prevent another injury by being more mindful of where you step.

This article helps you to identify when a relapse of depression might be coming on and gives advice on actions that you can take to help prevent it. It includes advice on how to:

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    1. Frank E et al. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1991; 48: 851–855.

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