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Defeat depression by Dr Sabina Dosani, Infinite Ideas

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28. Let them all talk

If you’re looking for a potent talking treatment, working it out with fellow sufferers could be the answer.

You know how peer pressure persuades kids to do things their mothers never dreamed possible? Group therapy can do the same for people with depression.

Confessions of a group groupie

Group therapy is amazingly powerful. This might sound like the spiel of a pushy door-to-door saleswoman, but it’s changed my life completely. How? Groups work because you’re helped by people who know how you feel. The sense of isolation that brands depression doesn’t stand a chance when facing a dozen others who’ve been through something similar or worse. These people aren’t stuffed full of book knowledge, they’ve been there. And if you ...

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