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. Learn more from WebMD.
Depression Relapse: What to Do First
Depression usually recurs over a lifetime. WebMD explains how recurrences and relapses are treated.
Warning Signs of Severe Depression
What are the warning signs of severe depression? Important facts you should know.
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.
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.
Depression: Treating Depression With Medication
Learn more about treating depression with antidepressants and how your doctor can choose the right one for you.
Depression: Depression Glossary
A glossary of terms about depression.
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.