The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only, and is not to be regarded as a substitute for psychotherapy or psychiatric treatment. This information is not intended as treatment for major depressive disorder or for any other form of mental illness or medical illness.

Because the authors of the information posted on this site do not know each reader’s unique background and circumstances, the information may not prove applicable to your specific situation. We urge you, therefore, not to rely on the information displayed for treatment decisions without consulting a qualified psychologist, psychiatrist, other physician, or other health care professional.

The posting of information on this site by health care professionals does not in any way establish a professional relationship with any reader. If you are experiencing psychological distress or any form of mental illness, you would likely benefit from consultation with a qualified mental health professional. If you have a medical disorder, disease, or problem, we urge you to seek medical treatment.

If you are thinking about hurting yourself or someone else in any way, it is very important that you see a professional for help immediately. A list of resources is available from the Links & Resources page.

Neither Dr. Ilardi nor the other mental health professionals who have contributed content to this site assume liability for errors or omissions related to information posted herein.

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