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Depression - What is it; Causes

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Mental Health Awareness Week & World Mental Health Day Educate About Depression
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Mental Health Awareness Week & World Mental Health Day Educate About Depression

October 7-13 has been declared "Mental Illness Awareness Week" in the U.S.  This annual health observance to raise mental illness awareness was declared by an Act of Congress in 1990, to occur in the first full week of October each year. The observ...

Depression
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Pamphlet by the National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, a component of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Good comprehensive discussion of the medical aspects, types, symptoms and causes of depression, along with a discussion of...

Depression: A Good Basic Introduction
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Depression, by MedlinePlus, a Service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH, a component of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Good basic introduction to what is depression, its definition, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and...

What is Depression? By American Academy of Family Physicians
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Depression: What is Depression? By American Academy of Family Physicians, FamilyDoctor.org. Overview of depression, its nature, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and tips for getting through it, with good links to other resources for depr...

Depression in Older Adults
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Depression in Older Adults, from Chapter 5 of Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service. Discusses the clinical diagnosis of “Major” and “Minor” depression, Late-Onset Depression (in older adults) and its ...

Depression in Older Persons, by the National Alliance
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Depression in Older Persons, by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nami.org. Good discussion of the common occurrence of depression in later life, why it often goes untreated and the consequences of lack of treatment. Mentions the fact that...

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Weight Gain, Depression & Other Often-Mistaken Symptoms Could Signify Thyroid Disease, Harvard Reports
February 19, 2013 Posted by Editor
Weight Gain, Depression & Other Often-Mistaken Symptoms Could Signify Thyroid Disease, Harvard Reports

"The symptoms of thyroid diseases are so wide-ranging—affecting your mood, energy, body temperature, weight, heart, and more—that it may be difficult to get the correct diagnosis right away," according to the authors of a recent Special Health Repo...

2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes
June 23, 2012 Posted by Editor
2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

The Palm Beach County Medical Society announced that it will hold its sixth annual Future of Medicine Summit on September 27-28, 2012. A number of notable national and regional health care experts will speak at the Summit, which will be open to the pu...

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Major Challenge in the Effective Treatment of Depression in the Elderly
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by Kapoor S., Prev Chronic Dis 2008;5(3), reported in Preventing Chronic Disease; Public Health Research, Practice and Policy, Vol 5, No. 3, July, 2008, by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIH, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services...

Depression in Older Adults
October 11, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly: Recognizing the Signs and Getting Help, by Helpguide.org. Good overall discussion of depression in the elderly, which is a pervasive problem of aging, yet often not recognized. This results in only a sma...

Understanding Depression
October 11, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Understanding Depression, by Helpguide.org. General discussion of what is depression, its definition, causes, nature and symptoms. »View Info

Late Life Depression: A Fact Sheet
October 11, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Late Life Depression; A Fact Sheet, , by the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, gmhfonline.org. A good overview of depression in the elderly, including the medical definition and symptoms of depression, and its causes, consequences, costs, and ...

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