What Is Depression?
WebMD explains how to spot signs of clinical depression, from feelings of worthlessness to impaired concentration and fatigue.
Adjusting Your Life for Recovery From Depression
There is a lot you can do on your own to help manage your depression. Here are suggestions for lifestyle changes that can make a difference in your recovery from 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.
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.
High-Tech Treatments for Depression
Researchers are constantly working on new treatments for chronic, treatment-resistant depression. WebMD talks about the latest high-tech treatments for depression.
Mental Health: Depression in Children
Childhood depression is different from the normal "blues" and everyday emotions that occur as a child develops. Learn more about what depression in children looks like.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for Depression
Electroconvulsive therapy is often used effectively for depression that is hard to treat. WebMD discusses how it works and explains the side effects and risks.
What Are the Symptoms of Depression?
Depression is a mental illness that, if left untreated, can worsen, lasting for years and causing untold suffering, and possibly even result in suicide. WebMD helps you recognize the symptoms of depression.
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for Depression
Vagus Nerve Stimulation is a treatment for chronic depression. WebMD provides information on what it how it works and explains the risks and benefits.
When a Loved One Has Depression
Coping with depression is difficult for the person who is depressed as well as their family and friends. Learn more about how to help a loved one that suffers from depression.