How do you help a person with depression and what not to say or do to avoid harming them? Basic steps in the fight against depression

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How to help a person with depression?

How to help a person with depression? This question is often asked by relatives of people suffering from this disease. The reaction of the closest environment largely determines whether depression will progress. The support shown to the ill person always plays an important role in the treatment process. Of course we don’t always know how to behave and every ill person may need something different. So it is worth showing empathy, asking questions, gaining knowledge, and above all, being close, ensuring that you are ready to talk at any time, listen to what the sick person is going through, without judging, putting pressure, “golden advice”. Sometimes it is enough just to be there, despite everything.

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How to help a person with depression remotely? Care by a specialist

How to help a person with depression without being next to him? As we know, closeness and positive relations with people are very important for a person with depression. So it is important that the ill person is never left alone with his problem.

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How do you talk to a person with depression?

How do you help a person with depression through words? It is important not only what you say but also how you say it. People suffering from depression are extremely sensitive to mockery, irony and ridicule, so it is worth paying attention to the way you speak.

How to help a person with depression using conversation? How not to do harm? What should not be said to the ill person? How to comfort a person with depression?

When talking to a person suffering from depression it is worth avoiding phrases that may suggest ignoring their problem. Platitudes such as “I am sad sometimes too”, “you will get over it”, “stop feeling sorry for yourself” only make things worse. Downplaying or even ridiculing the condition most often leads to worsening of the illness and lowering of self-esteem.

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How to deal with a person suffering from depression?

How to help a person with depression in everyday life? Is it possible to pull someone out of this illness alone? How to comfort a person with depression?

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How to live with a person suffering from depression?

How to help a person with depression? How to support a partner or friend in fighting this disease? How to help in case of anxiety depression?

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