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  1. Depression Discusses causes and symptoms like sadness and feelings of helplessness. Covers related illnesses like bipolar disorder and SAD. Looks at treatment with medicines, counseling, and lifestyle choices. Discusses suicidal thoughts and when to call a doctor.
  2. Interactive Tool: Are You Depressed? Helps you assess whether you have depression. Tool calculates how many common symptoms you have. Based on your answers, shows where you fall on a depression scale. Helps you find out if you might need treatment. Offers link to extensive info on depression.
  3. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Covers causes and symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression. Includes info on bright light therapy and dawn simulation treatment. Discusses the use of melatonin, antidepressants, and counseling.
  4. Counseling for Depression Learn how working with the right counselor can help treat depression.
  5. Feeling Depressed Covers when feelings of sadness or anxiety may indicate need for treatment for depression. Offers tips to help with depression. Explains emergency symptoms, like talk about suicide. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  6. Depression and the Holidays
  7. Depression and Suicide
  8. Depression Screening
  9. Medicines for Depression Learn how depression medicines can help and why it may take time to find the right medicine for you.
  10. Depression Is Common Find out just how common depression is and why treatment matters.
  11. Treatment for Depression Get a brief introduction to the ways depression can be treated.
  12. Symptoms of Depression
  13. Depression: Stop Negative Thoughts
  14. Depression: Social Support and Recovery See how family and friends helped three people cope with depression.
  15. Depression: Rating Your Mood Learn how tracking your mood can help you manage depression.
  16. Depression: Using Your Inner Strengths Learn how to use your inner strengths to get through tough times and overcome challenges.
  17. Depression: Taking Antidepressants Safely Provides guidelines to reduce problems and get the most benefit from taking antidepressants. Covers what you need to know about antidepressants, side effects, and risks. Covers how to take medicine wisely.
  18. Depression: Dealing With Medicine Side Effects Discusses dealing with side effects of antidepressants. Links to more info on medicines, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and tricyclic antidepressants. Explains reasons to take medicine. Includes a warning to watch for serious side effects.
  19. PTSD and Depression Brief discussion on depression in those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Discusses symptoms like crying for no reason, having problems sleeping, or headaches or body aches. Offers links to more extensive discussions on PTSD and depression.
  20. Depression: Supporting Someone Who Is Depressed
  21. Depression: Should My Child Take Medicine to Treat Depression? Guides you through deciding whether your child should take medicines for depression. Offers reasons for and against. Covers side effects, including possible increase in suicidal thoughts. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  22. Depression in Children and Teens Looks at depression in children and teens. Covers symptoms like anxiety, headaches, sleep problems, and lack of energy. Discusses treatment with therapy and medicines. Covers warning signs of suicide.
  23. Depression in Older Adults
  24. Symptoms of Depression in Children
  25. Depression: Outside Looking In See how depression can affect relationships and why treatment matters.
  26. Stroke: Dealing With Depression
  27. Parkinson's Disease and Depression
  28. Postpartum Depression Covers causes and symptoms of postpartum depression that can occur in the first months after childbirth. Includes treatment with counseling and antidepressant medicines. Covers thoughts of suicide.
  29. Depression During Pregnancy
  30. Depression Medicine: Deciding to Quit Learn why it's important to work with your doctor when stopping depression medicines.
  31. Depression: Should I Take an Antidepressant? Guides through decision to take antidepressants for depression. Covers symptoms of depression. Lists reasons for and against antidepressants. Covers side effects. Looks at other treatments to try. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  32. Myths and Facts About Depression
  33. Depression: Helping Someone Get Treatment
  34. Talk to Others About Depression
  35. Cheryl's Story: Dealing With Depression
  36. Depression: Mood Check-In to Prevent a Relapse Learn to check your mood for warning signs that depression may be coming back.
  37. Depression: How It Affects Your Body Learn about physical symptoms that may be linked to depression.
  38. Stories From People With New Depression You are not alone in feeling down. Hear from others who have depression.
  39. Stories From People With Recurring Depression Hear from others who have repeated bouts of depression.
  40. Depression: Balancing Brain Chemicals Learn how depression medicines balance chemicals in your brain to help you feel better.
  41. Family Therapy for Depression in Children
  42. Do I Have Depression?
  43. Depression, Anxiety, and Physical Health Problems
  44. Depression and Coronary Artery Disease
  45. Coronary Artery Disease and Depression Learn how keeping your mood healthy can also help keep your heart healthy.
  46. Multiple Sclerosis: Medicines for Depression
  47. Handling Sadness and Yearning After a Major Loss
  48. Grief: When Major Loss Challenges Your Beliefs
  49. Depression: Should I Stop Taking My Antidepressant? Guides through the decision to stop or keep taking depression medicine. Looks at benefits and risks of stopping antidepressants. Covers cognitive-behavioral therapy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  50. Depression (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  51. Stories From People Recovering From Depression You can make it through your depression. Hear from people who have recovered from depression.
  52. Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Depression in Children and Teens
  53. Comparing Symptoms of Normal Moodiness With Depression in Children
  54. Depression: Should I Take Antidepressants While I'm Pregnant? Guides through decision to take antidepressants while pregnant. Covers SSRIs (Zoloft and Prozac) and tricyclic antidepressants. Lists reasons for and against medicines. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  55. Medicines and Other Substances That Can Cause Symptoms of Depression
  56. Ravi's Story: Coping With Back Pain and Depression
  57. Questions Your Doctor May Ask Before Prescribing Medicine for Depression in Children and Teens
  58. Stop Negative Thoughts: Getting Started
  59. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  60. Seasonal Affective Disorder: Using Light Therapy
  61. St. John's Wort Briefly discusses St. John's wort, an herbal dietary supplement used to treat mild to moderate depression. Covers possible side effects and safety issues.
  62. Mental Health Problems and Stigma Covers how mental health problems can affect your relationships. Looks at the stigma of mental health problems. Offers ways to help others understand. Covers how to get help. Includes links to info on specific disorders like depression, OCD, or PTSD.
  63. Martha's Story: A Voice for Recovery
  64. Sherri's Story: Medicines Do Work
  65. Susan's Story: A Friend Really Helps
  66. Bipolar Disorder Looks at illness that causes extreme mood swings, ranging from mania (feeling overly energetic) to depression. Also called manic-depressive disorder. Covers treatment with counseling and medicines like mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, and antidepressants.
  67. FDA Advisories for Antidepressants
  68. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Emotional Health Benefits
  69. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens Discusses symptoms of bipolar disorder in children and teens. Covers frequent and extreme mood swings ranging from being overly energetic to depression. Covers treatment with counseling and medicines.
  70. Stan's Story: Getting There Hasn't Been Easy

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