Overview & Facts
Do you suffer with depression? Maybe you’ve recently been diagnosed or are a
caregiver to someone with depression. Learn more about this common mood
disorder, including depression causes, risk factors, and prevention. We’ll help
you take control of your depression and live an active, healthy life.
Want to learn all about depression? Find answers as you read about this
common mood disorder – depression -- that affects adults, teens, and kids
Depression affects children in different ways, and sometimes it’s
misdiagnosed. Learn more about childhood depression and what you can do to help
Discover the symptoms of teen depression. Teen depression can be masked by
adolescent hormones, so learn when to call the doctor for a medical
Learn about other mental health problems that may co-exist with depression,
including anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and panic disorder.
Discover the signs, symptoms, and causes.
Learn more about what causes depression, including the genetic link, so you
can seek treatment before depression robs you of your quality of life.
Be sure to read about medicines that can cause symptoms of depression. Then
talk with your doctor about your concerns if you’re taking one of these
Learn about thyroid-related depression and about other hormone-related
conditions such as menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause that are often
associated with depression.
Many people with chronic illness experience depression. Learn more about the
symptoms of depression with chronic illnesses, available treatment
options, and tips for coping with chronic illness and depression.
Discover more about chronic pain and depression, and learn how your doctor
might treat your pain and depression symptoms.
Grief is a normal feeling after any type of major loss. Find out more about
grief -- the symptoms and causes -- and what to do if grief is prolonged.
Are You at Risk?
Learn what increases your chances of having depression. Discover ways to
protect you and your family from suffering with depression symptoms.
Looking for ways to prevent depression? Discover lifestyle habits that
may keep your mood boosted along with medications that effectively treat