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 Clinical Depression
WebMD gives an overview of clinical -- or major -- depression, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Understanding the Symptoms of Depression
Learn about the different signs and symptoms of depression in adults, teens, and children.
Psychotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Topic Overview
Psychotherapy may be effective for people who have severe pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Psychotherapy involves talking with a mental health professional about emotional and psychological problems that may trigger symptoms of IBS. Religious or spiritual advisers may offer similar help. Family therapy and support groups also may help in the treatment of IBS. Psychological ...
Depression-When to Call a Doctor
Call or the national suicide hotline at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or other emergency services if you (or someone you care about who has depression ): Plan to harm yourself or others. Talk,write,read,or draw about death,including writing suicide notes and talking about items that can harm you,such as pills,guns,or knives. Buy guns or bullets,stockpile medicines,or take other action ...
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: 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.
Slideshow: Tips for Living Well With Depression
The right exercise, diet, and activities -- even playing with a pet -- can help you recover from depression. Watch this slideshow to see simple things you can do to improve your mood.
Slideshow: Physical Symptoms of Depression
Does your depression make you hurt? See the physical symptoms of depression -- like sleep problems, chest pain, fatigue, and headaches.