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Could someone here lead me to tried and tested methods to repair a malfunctioning thought process after depression? I have read through http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thought_disorder. Specifically to correct the ones here - Circumstantiality, Derailment, Echolalia, Flight of ideas, Loss of goal, Perseveration and Pressure of speech.

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Psychotherapy is not something to be practiced without a licensed professional. It is very easy to cause damage to someone using tried and tested psychotherapy techniques. However from the standpoint of theory Psychodynamics, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy are typically used to treat depression.

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My doctor is only interested in prescribing pills and not in providing interpersonal therapy –  Shivanand Dec 29 '13 at 9:35
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@Shivanand you have a psychiatrist and most only provide drugs. You also need a psychologist someone who does psychotherapy. –  caseyr547 Dec 29 '13 at 9:42
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