Evidence-Based Treatment for Depression

Evidence-Based Treatment for Depression

People suffering from depression have many types of treatments available to them. Treatment for depression can include medications to help stabilize mood and psychotherapy to help people learn to manage their symptoms.People with a milder form of depression may...
Family Support for Depression – How You Can Help

Family Support for Depression – How You Can Help

For people with depression, a healthy environment of family support is vital to their recovery. Even though depression can be a frustrating illness, family and friends can help in many ways. Encourage Treatment and Rehabilitation Depression is treatable. Medications,...
What Causes Depression?

What Causes Depression?

What Causes Depression… and How Common Is It?   There is no simple answer to what causes depression, but it is a common psychiatric disorder. In fact, between 15 to 20 percent of people experience an episode of major depression during their lifetime, no...
What Is Depression?

What Is Depression?

Major Depression: The Symptoms Everyone gets sad sometimes. But major depression is a medical condition, and goes far beyond just feeling blue. And, like any other medical condition, it requires medical treatment. Different people experience depression in different...