Depression: What"s That Cloud Over Your Head?

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How to Treat Minor Depression Effectively

Think of getting a pet. Experts believe that a person owning a pet, such as cat or dog generally have a positive and healthier life because a person feels his pet provides friendship and an unconditional relationship. Generally this helps to take away minor feeling of depression and stress.

New Year’s Blues

While some people look forward to New Year’s parties and resolutions, others dread this traditional time to take stock and look back on the past year’s accomplishments – or lack thereof.

Suicide Prevention and Social Media

Virtual communities, especially those geared to suicide prevention, can bring together groups of failed attempters of suicide; their family and friends, as well as field experts, locally or from around the world. Everyone's contribution to the overall conversation and the valuable of their inpu

Depression in Elderly

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of depression in the elderly including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Chronic Depression is As Bad As Any Disease

Chronic depression is also called dysthymic disorder or Dysthymia. This illness can be serious although not as severe as bouts with Major Depression. Someone you know may have Chronic Depression and you would not know it. Having a regular life is very possible for people with this condition.

Pushing Prozac

Antidepressants are as common as candy. But who's weighing the risks?

Psychological Depression - The Natural State For Humanity

This article gives you clear evidence that life is miserable and that we life in a perpetual stance of psychological depression. Ads proclaim that most of us are under mental care for depression. How can that be in a nation of plenty and happiness?

Depression Tests

One way of finding out if you could be suffering from depression is to take a depression test. Depression tests are often used by health professionals in the first instance to assess whether depression is indicated, and if so, how severe the depression might be.

Model May ID New Moms at Risk for Depression

Each year, millions of new moms suffer from postpartum depression in the weeks or months after delivery. Now new research may help doctors and families better predict which new moms are at the greatest risk and help them get the care they need.

Massage Therapies For Depression

According to the Mood Disorders Society of Canada, almost three million Canadians have serious depression, but only less than one third of them seek outside help for it. According to The World Health Organization (WHO), anxiety and depression account for 79 percent of all psychiatric diagnosis.

How to Beat the Winter Blues With a Light Box

The Winter Blues is a condition that strikes thousands of folks here in the USA, every winter season. When I say the winter blues, I am literally talking about everything from being sad, and weak to full blow depression. I guess I have been very lucky because I have never gotten the winter blues, un

Sleep Breathing Problems Associated With Symptoms of Depression

New research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that people who experience sleep disordered breathing - snorting, gasping and/or stopped breathing during sleep - are more likely to suffer symptoms of depression than people who do not have these sleep-related breathing

Overcoming Postpartum Depression: 7 Keys to Finding Happiness

A new mom suffering from postpartum depression will suffer from such conditions as: feelings of hopelessness, irritability, mood swings, panic attacks, lack of interest, constant crying, sleep problems, mania, guilt, racing thoughts, delusions, and the inability to care for the baby. Postpartum depr

Expert Panel Finds SAMe Promising

It's not a miracle drug. But the supplement SAMe is showing great promise in treating a number of seemingly unrelated disorders -- depression, osteoarthritis, and chronic liver conditions.

Depressed Over Your Ex Getting Your Kids

Divorce is a big issue in today's society, and there are many cases that involve children. Divorce can cause many people to experience different forms of depression, and some can even turn to the use and abuse of antidepressants. It is important to note that when having to give your kids up to