Sleep Disorders: Sleep Problems Linked to Depression
An inability to sleep, or insomnia, is one of the signs of depression. Learn the symptoms and how you can cope with your sleepless nights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Depression
Ten important questions to ask your doctor about depression.
Depression in Children
Learn more from WebMD about recognizing and treating depression in children.
Childhood depression is different from the normal "blues" and everyday emotions that occur as a child develops. Learn the signs of childhood depression and how it's treated.
Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) -- the Basics
If you suffer from intense "winter blues," you may have seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Learn about SAD from experts at WebMD.