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.
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.
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.
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.
Mental Health: Depression in Children
Childhood depression is different from the normal "blues" and everyday emotions that occur as a child develops. Learn more about what depression in children looks like.
Bipolar II Disorder
WebMD explains bipolar II disorder -- also known as manic depression. Plus, symptoms, treatments, and how bipolar II is different from other types of bipolar disorder.
Mental Health: Depression
A comprehensive overview of depression, including the types as well as their diagnosis and treatment.
Bipolar I Disorder
WebMD explains the symptoms and treatments of bipolar I disorder, and how bipolar I is different from other types of bipolar disorder.
Depression: Depression Glossary
A glossary of terms about depression.
WebMD looks at depression symptoms and diagnosis so you can learn how to recognize depression in yourself and others.