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Mental Health and Behavior

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Mental Disorders: Anxiety Disorders | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Bipolar Disorder | Child Behavior Disorders | Depression | Dissociative Disorders | Eating Disorders | Factitious Disorders | Impulse Control Disorders | Intellectual Disablities | Personality Disorders | Reactive Attachment Disorder | Schizophrenia | Somatoform Disorders

Substance Abuse: General Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse by Juveniles |Treatment of Substance Abuse | Specific Abused Substances

Other Topics: General Mental Health | Treatment of Mental Disorders | Grief | Stress | Suicide | Co-Dependency and Dysfunctional Families


Depression

(Jump to: General Information | Organizations | Treatment

Depression in: Children & Adolescents | Men | Older Persons | Women

Specific Types of Depression: Bipolar Disorder | Dysthymia (Chronic Depression) | Seasonal Affective Disorder )

Organization
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)


General Information
Depression:NIMH
Major Depression:NAMI
Depression:DBSA
Depression in Adults:UpToDate Patient Information
Chronic Illness And Depression:Cleveland Clinic
Depression:MedlinePlus


Treatment of Depression
General Information
Recovery Steps:DBSA
Finding Peace of Mind:Treatment Strategies for Depression and Bipolar Disorder:DBSA
Depression Treatment Options for Adolescents:UpToDate Patient Information
Depression Treatment Options for Adults:UpToDate Patient Information
Dealing with Treatment-resistant Depression: What to Do When Treatment Doesn't Seem to Work:MHA
Medications, General
Antidepressants: MedlinePlus
Medications for Children and Adolescents
Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents:NIMH
Technological Treatments
Using Technology for Alternative Treatments:DBSA
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT):MHA
Electroconvulsive Therapy: Treating Severe Depression and Mental Illness:Mayo Clinic
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS):NAMI
Complementary and Alternative Therapy
What You Need to Know About Dietary Supplements:DBSA
Depression:NCCAM


Depression in Children and Adolescents
Overviews
Depression in Children and Adolescents:NIMH
Depression in Children
The Depressed Child: AACAP
The Storm in my Brain: Kids and Mood Disorders:DBSA [for Kids]
Depression in Adolescents
Depression in Adolescents:UpToDate Patient Information
Depression in Teens:MHA
Depression:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Depression: A Guide for Teens:Center for Young Women's Health
Depression in College Students
Depression and College Students:NIMH


Depression in Men
Male Depression: Understanding the Issues:Mayo Clinic
Men and Depression:NIMH
Angry? Tired? Feeling Hopeless? It's OK, It Happens to a Lot of Guys:DBSA


Depression in Women
Women and Depression: Discovering Hope:NIMH
Depression in Women: Understanding the Gender Gap:Mayo Clinic


Depression in Older Persons
Older Adults and Mental Health:NIMH
Depression in Late Life: Not a Natural Part of Aging:AAGP
Coping With Mood Changes Later in Life:DBSA


Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia:Aetna InteliHealth


Seasonal Affective Disorder
What Is Seasonal Depression?:Cleveland Clinic
Seasonal Affective Disorder:MedlinePlus


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