Understanding Postpartum Depression -- Symptoms
Learn about the symptoms of postpartum depression and what to do if you or a loved one has postpartum depression.
St. John's Wort for Treating Depression
Is St. John's wort a good alternative to antidepressants? Learn more from WebMD about the mood-boosting potential of this common herbal remedy.
Alternative Treatments for Depression
Complementary and alternative approaches to depression include massage, acupuncture, yoga, and listening to music. Learn more from WebMD about the power of these practices to lift one's mood.
Here’s information about teens and depression -- the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment -- that parents can use to help prevent serious problems.
Children and Grief
In the past,children were thought to be miniature adults and were expected to behave as adults. It is now understood that there are differences in the ways in which children and adults mourn. Unlike adults,bereaved children do not experience continual and intense emotional and behavioral grief reactions. Children may seem to show grief only occasionally and briefly,but in reality a child’s ...
Exercise and Depression
Regular exercise is an excellent way to boost your mood and get in shape. Learn more from WebMD about the benefits of daily exercise on depression and how to get started.
Tests Used to Diagnose Depression
Learn what to expect if you see your doctor for symptoms of depression. Find out which tests and tools may be used to diagnose your condition.
Self-injury, also called self-harm or self-mutilation, is often a sign of deeper problems. Learn more.
The Link Between Depression and Other Mental Illnesses
WebMD explains depression's link to anxiety and eating disorders and other mental illnesses.
The Importance of Diet During Recovery from Depression
Diet can have an effect on mood and depression. This article offers tips on how to eat right so you stay healthy and feel good.