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  1. What's the difference between "situational depression" and depression that’s not situational?

    What's the difference between "situational depression" and depression that’s not situational?

  2. What is depression?

    What is depression?

  3. What are some basic facts about depression in men?

    What are some basic facts about depression in men?

  4. Can sleep problems be a symptom of depression?

    Can sleep problems be a symptom of depression?

  5. What Is Serotonin Syndrome?

    WebMD explains serotonin syndrome, a potentially fatal condition, including causes, symptoms, and treatment.

  6. Sexual Abuse or Assault (Rape) - Prevention

    Violence is learned behavior, so it is especially important to help your children learn that violence is not a healthy way to act. Keep yourself safe from violence. Be alert to warning signs, such as threats or drunkenness,so that you can avoid a dangerous situation. If you cannot predict when violence may occur,have an exit plan for use in an emergency.

  7. Alcohol and Substance Abuse in PTSD - Topic Overview

    After you've been through a traumatic event,you may be tempted to use alcohol or drugs as a way to cope. Some people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) try to deal with their symptoms this way. Taking alcohol or drugs to deal with stressful emotions is called self-medication. This may make you feel better for a while,but in the long run it will do more harm than good. Alcohol and ...

  8. Bipolar Disorder - Topic Overview

    Bipolar disorder (also called manic - depressive disorder) is an illness that causes extreme mood changes that alternate between manic episodes of abnormally high energy and the extreme lows of depression.

  9. Depression - Exams and Tests

    Depression may be diagnosed when you talk to your doctor about feeling sad or when your doctor asks you questions and discovers that you are feeling sad. You may be seeing your doctor because you feel sad or because you have another health problem or concern. If your doctor thinks you are depressed,he or she will ask you questions about your health and feelings. This is called a mental health ...

  10. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Symptoms

    obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic or long - term illness, and without treatment, symptoms typically come and go over time and may significantly interfere with your ability to work and have a family.

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