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  1. What Is Depression?

    WebMD explains how to spot signs of clinical depression, from feelings of worthlessness to impaired concentration and fatigue.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Diagnosing Depression

    WebMD looks at depression symptoms and diagnosis so you can learn how to recognize depression in yourself and others.

  7. 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.

  8. Depression In the Elderly

    Depression is common in elderly adults, but it isn't normal. Learn how to recognize depression in your aging loved one, and find out how it is treated.

  9. Depression in Men

    Although men don't always talk about feelings of depression, depression in men is common. Learn about the symptoms of clinical or major depression in men and find out why men often have a tough time admitting they are depressed.

  10. 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.

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