The current model for treating depression and mental illness is limited. Medications are not as effective as desired.
Everyone who presents with depression might have a different source and/or contributing factors. The biochemical underlying cause can vary from person to person.
Individualized, integrative treatment is important. The gut microbiome may be an underlying cause. Stress could also be a factor. There might even be a toxicity present. Locating biological causes and deficiencies can improve treatment of brain function.
Listen as Dr. James Greenblatt joins Dr. Holly Lucille to discuss integrative psychiatry.