Interactive Tool: Are You Depressed? - What's next?
If your symptoms include thoughts or plans involving harming yourself or another person, detachment from reality (psychosis), or excessive use of alcohol or drugs, contact your health professional for help right away. Many people with depression delay seeking medical advice and treatment because they believe depression is not serious or they think they can get through it, or even beat it, on ...
Interactive Tool: Are You Depressed? - What does this tool measure?
WebMD's depression tool can help assess whether you have signs and symptoms of depression. This tool may help you find out whether you should see a doctor.
Depression in Women
Depression in women is common, especially during times of hormonal fluctuations. Learn more from WebMD about how depression in women is treated during various stages of her life.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Stomach
Digestive problems, stomach pain, and appetite changes are common and can be caused by a number of things, including ulcers, reflux disease, stress, and even depression. WebMD explains how depression may affect your stomach.
Not only is untreated clinical depression unhealthy, but it can rob you of your relationships and work life, and lead to illness and substance abuse. Learn more from WebMD about recognizing the symptoms of depression and getting the help you need.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Back
We've all experienced back pain from time to time, be it after sitting at the computer too long or after lifting a heavy object. But when the aches and spasms are vague -- and not related to any injury -- they may be symptoms of depression. Learn more from WebMD about how depression can affect your back.
WebMD's Symptom Finder: Physical Symptoms of Depression - Legs / Feet
When you're depressed, muscle aches can seem to come out of nowhere. WebMD explains how pain in your legs and feet that are not related to any known injury or strain may be related to your depression.
Depression Treatment Options
Learn more from WebMD about various treatment options for depression, from medication to brain stimulation techniques.
Clinical depression can complicate serious health conditions such as heart disease or cancer and lead to problems with pain, sexual desire and performance, and sleep. Learn more from WebMD about the relationship between illness and depression.
Glossary of Depression Terms
WebMD provides definitions of terms related to depression.