The prevalence of depression has increased among people of all ages. However, people usually prefer to visit family doctors rather than taking the assistance of professional psychiatrists. One reason for making this choice is the fact that people don’t like to admit seeing a psychiatrist for their mental illness.
However, fearing the stigma associated with visiting a psychiatrist, people usually fail to realize that their mental illness affects their overall lifestyle. Also, effective treatment of the issue, with the assistance of a specialized professional, is as important as the treatment of