Overview & Facts

Do you suffer with depression? Maybe you’ve recently been diagnosed or are a caregiver to someone with depression. Learn more about this common mood disorder, including depression causes, risk factors, and prevention. We’ll help you take control of your depression and live an active, healthy life.
Depression Facts
What Is Depression?

Want to learn all about depression? Find answers as you read about this common mood disorder – depression — that affects adults, teens, and kids alike.
Childhood Depression

Depression affects children in different ways, and sometimes it’s misdiagnosed. Learn more about childhood depression and what you can do to help your child.
Teen Depression

Discover the symptoms of teen depression. Teen depression can be masked by adolescent hormones, so learn when to call the doctor for a medical evaluation.
Depression and Other Mental Disorders

Learn about other mental health problems that may co-exist with depression, including anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. Discover the signs, symptoms, and causes.
Causes of Depression

Learn more about what causes depression, including the genetic link, so you can seek treatment before depression robs you of your quality of life.
Medicines That Cause Depression

Be sure to read about medicines that can cause symptoms of depression. Then talk with your doctor about your concerns if you’re taking one of these medicines.
Depression, Thyroid, and Hormones

Learn about thyroid-related depression and about other hormone-related conditions such as menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause that are often associated with depression.
Depression Caused by Chronic Illness

Many people with chronic illness experience depression. Learn more about the symptoms of depression with chronic illnesses, available treatment options, and tips for coping with chronic illness and depression.
Depression and Chronic Pain

Discover more about chronic pain and depression, and learn how your doctor might treat your pain and depression symptoms.
Grief and Depression

Grief is a normal feeling after any type of major loss. Find out more about grief — the symptoms and causes — and what to do if grief is prolonged.
Are You at Risk?
Depression: Are You at Risk?

Learn what increases your chances of having depression. Discover ways to protect you and your family from suffering with depression symptoms.
Preventing Depression

Looking for ways to prevent depression? Discover lifestyle habits that may keep your mood boosted along with medications that effectively treat depression symptoms.


2 Responses to Depression

  1. Lyle Connon says:

    Hi there,

    I’m a freelance journalist for, and I am currently researching the link between mental illnesses and infections in order to write an article for the website. Would it be possible to ask a few questions on the topic to enhance the article?

    Best wishes,

    Lyle Connon

  2. stevangarth says:

    If you are looking for a psychologist or mental health expert, then you might want to go and check out Jeff Ball PhD. He is the man behind the Psychological Care and Healing Treatment Center; a facility that treats several mental and psychological disorders like Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Bipolar Disorders, and the like.

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