This section of the site provides information about the nature and treatment of depression and related mood disorders.
Depression is much more than a passing sense of sadness. On these pages you can learn about the various types of mood problems, their causes, and their treatment.
The Types of Mood Disorder
- Numbers and trends. How common is depression? Is the incidence increasing?
- Causes of depression. Nine types of risk factor.
- Treatment of depression. Therapy and medication options.
Self Care for Depression
Ultimately, much of the hard work involved in overcoming depression is done by the individual him- or herself. Here we provide some self-care options.
Note: Information on these pages is provided for educational purposes only. It should not be taken as a substitute for care from a qualified healthcare provider.