Everyone feels a little melancholy when the days get shorter. But for some people, the change in the seasons brings with it something more serious than the blues: seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of depression that can be debilitating. View slideshow
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If you find yourself in a serious emotional funk that goes so far as to disrupt your work and relationships, you may have premenstrual dysphoric disorder. If the blues continue after your period, it could be a sign of depression or bipolar disorder. View slideshow
You’re not depressed, you’re possessed by demons! The notion's ridiculous. But this is just one of many different "causes" attributed to depression throughout history. Here are 12 reasons for depressionaccording to our misinformed ancestors. View slideshow
Depression is more common than AIDS, cancer, and diabetes combined, and nearly 400,000 people attempt suicide in the U.S. every year. Here are 15 myths and facts about depression and suicide. View slideshow
There are many well-known depression triggers: Trauma, grief, financial troubles, and unemployment are just a few. But if you are depressed and none of these apply to you, it can be hard to pinpoint a specific cause. View slideshow
When the weather turns cold and daylight dwindles, it's easy to blame seasonal affective disorder (SAD) for a blue mood. But before you flip on a light box, make sure these other seasonal mood-busters aren't dragging you down.