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Signs of Depression

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 | MarloThomas

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

Health.com | 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 m...