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.
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.
Depression: Depression Glossary
A glossary of terms about depression.
When Hospitalization Is Needed for Depression
Sometimes with severe depression a hospital stay is necessary for safety or further care. WebMD talks about who might need this and why.
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.
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.
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.
Depression: Treating Depression With Medication
Learn more about treating depression with antidepressants and how your doctor can choose the right one for you.
Mental Health: Depression
A comprehensive overview of depression, including the types as well as their diagnosis and treatment.