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Women and Depression

All Gold Everything (Notes on Depression and Feeling Broken)

Elizabeth Jayne Liu | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Jayne Liu

All of my hours seem to be running together these days. I used to think that my life was unstructured and spontaneous, but that's not the truth.

How I Stopped Trying to Fix Myself

Jill Di Donato | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

There were many times I was lucky not to have been hurt as I indulged in some serious stupidity, waking up god-knows-where and telling myself, Jill, remember how this feels. Remember just how low and dirty and rotten this feeling is so you don't do it again.

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.

Katherine Bindley

One In Four Women Are Using What?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.16.2011 | Women

When it comes to feeling depressed or anxious, or inattentive, women are more likely to take prescription medication than men, according to a new repo...

Are Women Really The Sadder Sex?

The Huffington Post | Riddhi Shah | Posted 11.06.2011 | Women

A new study in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology says that European women are almost two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from depres...

Too-Short Maternity Leave -- Not Working Itself -- Increases Depression In Moms

Posted 09.20.2011 | Women

It's hardly news to working moms, but for all of those who think women should stay at home with the kids, a new study from the National Bureau of Econ...

Reading The New Yorker, Thinking About Daphne Merkin

Laura Baudo Sillerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laura Baudo Sillerman

Merkin's meticulous dissections of depression have set a standard for courage in the face of the mind's adversities. She confronts herself again and again in ways that are excruciatingly revealing.