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Signs of Depression

9 Sneaky Causes Of Depression

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

For some people, sub-zero temperatures aren't the only difficult side effect of winter. Approximately 10 million Americans also experience seasonal af...

Looking At Angry Faces May Reveal Risk For Depression

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.19.2015 | Science

Relapse is a common but troubling symptom of depression, with anywhere from 50 to 80 percent of people who experience one or more depressive episodes ...

5 Unexpected Signs That You're Depressed

Posted 05.08.2015 | OWN

You're not sad or overwhelmed, but maybe stuff has nonetheless gotten to you. Here are overlooked signals that you might need a little support to get ...

Better days

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Stephen Gray Wallace

Suicide is neither contagious nor incited by conversation. Just as we teach our children to look both ways before they cross the street or to brush their teeth before bedtime, we need to arm them with the truth about depression and suicide.

I Am Not Afraid to Admit That

Jenni Simcoe | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jenni Simcoe

Until we open up the conversation about treating mental illness and take away the shame that comes with it, to many suicide will still seem like the only way out of the pain that they are enduring.

The Signs Of Depression, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

Depression is partly biological, but there can be other psychological causes. When psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she ...

Prenatal Depression Warning Signs: Here's What to Look For

The Stir | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
The Stir

Until recently, doctors didn't even think a woman could get depressed during pregnancy, because they believed antenatal hormones protected against it. The fact is, as many as 70% of women will experience symptoms of depression during pregnancy.

One T-Shirt Is The Telling Symptom That My Postpartum Depression Is Back (PHOTOS)

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 11.24.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

After the birth of my son, I wore one of three t-shirts. Ironically, it was a faded and loose "Life is Good" t-shirt. Looking at the words "Life is Good" on my t-shirt was like a daily reminder (or guilt trip, depending on the state of mind). I was suffering with postpartum depression, and the sight of myself in the mirror threatened my already fragile state.

Identifying Depression

Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D.

Depression is a different type of beast, a "black dog," as Winston Churchill often used when describing his own signs and symptoms. How do you know if you're depressed and not just sad?

Why People With Depression Are Hiding Their Symptoms From Doctors | By Amanda MacMillan | Posted 04.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Family doctors and other primary care physicians are often the first health professionals to learn that a patient is depressed, but that doesn't mean ...