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Depression



Depression in teen-agers: the tragedy of teen-age suicide
Statistics on teen suicide, factors which put teens at risk, symptoms of teens at high risk for depression or suicide attempts

Depression: more than just the blues
Comprehensive discussion of major depression, including emotional causes, genetic predisposition, contributing social factors, and signs and symptoms

Medicine in the treatment of depression
Discusses usefulness of SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) in the treatment of major depression

Postpartum depression: those baby blues
Discusses the major physical and psychological adjustments women have to make when they become mothers, the difference between normal "postpartum blues" and postpartum depression, and coping mechanisms to help get over the blues

The facts about manic-depressive disorder
Describes symptoms during both manic and depressive cycles, diagnosing bi-polar disorders and treatment

Has the weather gotten you down: seasonal affective disorder
Sensitivity to lack of sunlight causes depression in some people during the winter months