Major Depression Directory
Major depression, also sometimes called clinical depression, is characterized by symptoms that can lead to difficulty working, problems interacting with family and friends, poor sleeping, and more. Treatments involve antidepressants and other therapies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about symptoms of major depression, risk factors, how to treat it, and much more.
An Overview of Depression
WebMD provides an overview of depression types, their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
An Overview of Clinical Depression
WebMD gives an overview of clinical -- or major -- depression, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Understanding the Basics of Depression
WebMD's guide to the types and prevalence of depression.
The Difference Between Depression and the Blues
WebMD explains the symptoms of major depression and what makes it different from a passing sense of the blues.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 11 Warning Signs of a Depression Relapse
See some signs depression may be back. Learn when sadness, sleeping habits, irritability, and more may be signs to seek help for depression.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Postpartum Depression
Many new moms get the “baby blues,” but postpartum depression is more serious. Our slideshow covers the symptoms, treatments, and ways to feel better from postpartum depression.
Slideshow: The Truth About Antidepressants
Are you unhappy with your antidepressant? WebMD offers information about types of antidepressants, their effectiveness, and their side effects.
Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Depression
Folk remedies and half-truths still prevent many from getting treatment for depression. Pictures show unusual symptoms in men, seniors, and others, along with many ways to recover.