How Depression Affects Your Body
Depression is an emotional and physical disorder. WebMD explains how depression raises your risk for other diseases.
Chronic Pain and Depression: Managing Pain When You're Depressed
Depression can magnify pain and make it harder to cope. The good news is that effective treatments can relieve depression and make chronic pain more tolerable.
Antidepressants: Myths and Facts About SSRIs
Millions of Americans suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions that are treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Learn more about the myths and facts of these widely used drugs.
Childhood depression is different from the normal "blues" and everyday emotions that occur as a child develops. Learn the signs of childhood depression and how it's treated.
Sleep Disorders: Sleep Problems Linked to Depression
An inability to sleep, or insomnia, is one of the signs of depression. Learn the symptoms and how you can cope with your sleepless nights.
Depression In the Elderly
Depression is common in elderly adults, but it isn't normal. Learn how to recognize depression in your aging loved one, and find out how it is treated.
Depression: Where to Seek Care
Learn about the different health care providers who treat depression.
Depression and Suicide: Recognizing the Signs
People who are severely depressed may be at risk of suicide. Learn the warning signs of suicide and what you can do to prevent it.
Depression in Men
Although men don't always talk about feelings of depression, depression in men is common. Learn about the symptoms of clinical or major depression in men and find out why men often have a tough time admitting they are depressed.
Mental Health: Depression
A comprehensive overview of depression, including the types as well as their diagnosis and treatment.