Depression: What You Need to Know (ePub)

Depression: What You Need to Know (ePub)

Agency Publisher: US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institute of Mental Health
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This free eBook provides an overview on depression. Depression, also called "depressive disorder" or "clinical depression," is a common but serious mood disorder that causes severe symptoms that can affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. The eBook contains information on the signs and symptoms of depression, treatment and support options, and a listing of additional resources. It is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered a guide for making medical decisions. Please review this information and discuss it with your doctor or health care provider. For more information on depression and additional formats of this free publication including print, HTML, PDF, and Mobi, please visit the NIMH website at www.nimh.nih.gov.

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Table of Contents:
About this booklet 2
1. Depression is a real illness. 3
Signs and Symptoms 3
Factors That Play a Role in Depression 4
Types of Depression 5
2.Depression affects people in different ways. 6
Women 6
Men 6
Children 7
Teens 7
Older People 9
3.Depression is treatable. 10
Talking to Your Doctor 11
Tests and Diagnosis 11
Treatment 12
Medications 13
Talk Therapy (“Psychotherapy”) 19
Computer and/or Internet-Based Therapies 20
Depression: Is There an App for That? 22
Electroconvulsive Therapy and
Other Brain Stimulation Therapies 24
Beyond Treatment: Things You Can Do 25
4.You are not alone. 27
If You Think a Loved One May Have Depression 28
Helpful resources 30

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Audience: This publication will help adults who have depression, as well as their loved ones, to understand the illness and its symptoms, as well as how it can be treated.  In addition, it will help parents identify whether their children may be suffering from depression and need treatment.

Keywords: depression, depression symptoms, depression treatments, facts about depression, childhood depression, adult depression

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017-300-00037-7
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9780160934421
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US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institute of Mental Health
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depression, Depression, mental health
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Item Available Date:
10/07/2016
Last Status Update:
04/27/2017

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