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Major depression, recurrent: This category applies when a person has had more than one severe episode of depression.

The more episodes of depression a person has, the more likely it is that depression will return in the future. And more episodes, of course, will take a greater toll on the person's life.

The first line of treatment is usually a combination of antidepressant medications and psychotherapy.


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