English as a Second Language/management/treatment

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Hello Amy

Please have a look at the sentence below:

It is clear that probiotics will play an important role in managing or possibly even preventing mood disorders.

--- Do you think that "managing" in this context could mean "treatment"?

Thanks

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Hey Luke,

long time no see ;)

Disease management is defined as "a system of coordinated healthcare interventions and communications for populations with conditions in which patient self-care efforts are significant. So, in a sense, you can think of "managing" here as being synonym with "treating"

I hope this helps.

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