Coping With Chronic Illnesses and Depression
Can depression be caused by chronic illness? Most certainly. Learn how chronic illness can lead to depression and which types of illness are most likely to do so.
Antidepressants to Treat Depression
There is a wide variety of drugs used to treat depression. Learn more about them, including how they work and side effects.
Postpartum Depression - Prevention
Although you can't prevent the postpartum hormone changes that cause postpartum blues, you can take steps to prevent ongoing postpartum depression.
Postpartum Depression - Cause
Learn what causes postpartum depression.
Postpartum Depression - Treatment Overview
The sooner treatment starts for postpartum depression, the better. Learn about postpartum depression treatment.
Postpartum Depression - Home Treatment
Postpartum depression is a medical condition, not a sign of weakness. Be honest with yourself and those who care about you. Tell them about your struggle. You, your health professional, and your friends and family can team up to treat your symptoms.
Postpartum Depression - Exams and Tests
Postpartum depression is a medical condition that requires treatment, not a sign of weakness. It isn't always obvious to an observer, and there are no laboratory tests for depression. This is why it's important that you tell your health professional about
Postpartum Depression - Symptoms
WebMD describes the symptoms of PPD, or postpartum depression, inlcuding the "baby blues" and postpartum psychosis.
Postpartum Depression - Topic Overview
WebMD explains what PPD (postpartum depression) is and what causes it. Learn the signs to look for and what increases your risk.
Postpartum Depression - What Increases Your Risk
Every woman is at risk for temporary "postpartum blues" during the first two weeks after childbirth, because of sudden hormone changes and the challenges of caring for a newborn.