Depression

Depression is a common yet complex mental health condition. People with depression feel sad, empty, or hopeless much of the time. It's more than a case of the blues; depression looms like a storm cloud that won't let sunshine peak through.

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12 Types of Depression, and What You Need to Know About Each
There's more than one kind of depression. Here, experts explain major depression, seasonal affective disorder, postpartum depression, and more.
10 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression
Experts explain how to know when being down in the dumps has crossed over into full-blown depression.
10 Things to Say (and 10 Not to Say) to Someone With Depression
What do you tell someone who's depressed? All too often, it's the wrong thing. Here are 10 things to say—and 10 things you should never say—to someone battling depression.
How to Help Someone Who's Depressed
When someone is clinically depressed, you want to be there for that person. But keep in mind that this is a medical condition, so support may mean more than just offering a shoulder to cry on. Here are nine things you can do for someone with depression.
12 Surprising Causes of Depression
There are a few well-known depression triggers, but there are others that are less obvious. Here are some triggers to keep in mind, especially if you're having a hard time pinning down the cause of your depression.
How Daylight Saving Time Can Take a Toll on Your Mental Health—And What To Do To Boost Your Mood
On Sunday, most Americans will turn their clocks back an hour, which may exacerbate pre-existing mental health conditions like depression or anxiety.
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