In any given week in England, one in every six people, or 45.8 million adults, report suffering symptoms of typical mental health issues like anxiety and depression.

Overview & Causes

Do you have a problem with depression? Perhaps you’ve recently been diagnosed with depression or care for someone who is. Learn more about the causes, risk factors, and prevention of this prevalent mood illness. We’ll assist you in overcoming depression and leading an active, healthy lifestyle.

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Teenager Depression

Do you ever wonder if your irritable or sad teenager is genuinely suffering from teen depression…

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Childhood Depression

Yes. Childhood depression is distinct from the “blues” and other common emotions that children experience…

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Depression and Other Mental Disorders

Other mental illnesses, such as anxiety disorders, panic disorder, social phobia, and generalised anxiety disorder, have been associated to clinical depression.

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Medicines That Cause Depression

It’s possible that the medication you’re taking is the source of your depression. Sadness, despair, and discouragement are common side effects of certain…

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Depression, Thyroid, and Hormones

Thyroid hormones are produced and regulated by the thyroid gland. These hormones have an impact on energy, mood, and even weight…

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Depression Caused by Chronic Illness

Chronic diseases and sadness are commonplace for millions of people. A chronic illness is a sickness that lasts for a long time and cannot be entirely…

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Depression and Chronic Pain

It’s difficult to live with chronic or long-term discomfort. It’s even more difficult when you suffer chronic pain and despair…

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Grief and Depression

It’s natural to feel anguish and loss when you lose someone or something you care about. Grief is a natural part of life, and almost everyone goes through it…

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Alcohol and Depression

After a tragic breakup, job loss, or other severe life hardship, some people claim they drink to “drown their sorrows.” Yes, a few beers or glasses of wine…

Symptoms & Types

Do you recognise the signs and symptoms of depression? Do you understand the various types of depression? Learn more about depression so you can talk to your doctor about it. To avoid depression complications, learn the warning signs of more serious depression issues.

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Depression vs. The Blues

Everyone gets the blues sooner or later. When you go through a painful life experience, you may experience melancholy, loneliness, or grief. And most of the time…

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Detecting Depression

At times, we all feel unhappy, lonely, or depressed. It’s a natural reaction to bereavement, difficulties in life, or low self-esteem. However, when these emotions become excessive…

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Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)

Dysthymia, often known as moderate chronic depression, is less severe than major depression and has fewer symptoms. With dysthymia…

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Atypical Depression

Atypical depression is a subtype of major depression or dysthymic illness characterised by a number of distinct symptoms such as increased appetite or weight gain, tiredness…

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Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression also known as Postpartum depression (PPD) is a complicated mix of physical, mental, and behavioural changes that some women experience after giving birth…

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Bipolar Depression (Manic Depression)

Manic depression was the previous name for bipolar disorder. It’s a type of major depressive disorder or mood disorder, that’s characterised by manic…

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Seasonal Depression (SAD)

Do you find that the winter months depress you more than they should? If this is the case, you may be suffering from seasonal depression…

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Psychotic Depression

Psychotic depression is a subtype of major depression that develops when the severe depressive disease is accompanied by psychosis in some manner. Hallucinations…

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Treatment-Resistant Depression

How effective is your depression treatment? Does it make a difference, but you still don’t feel like the darkness has vanished? Perhaps you…

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Depression Drawbacks

Are you concerned about the effects of depression? Even lesser forms of depression can have a wide-ranging impact on a person’s life. Clinical depression can…

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Untreated Depression

Clinical depression that goes untreated is a major condition. Untreated depression raises the chances of dangerous behaviours like drug or alcohol abuse. It can also destroy relationships…

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Sexual Problems

You are not alone if you are chronically depressed and have sexual troubles. Erectile dysfunction (ED) or the inability to achieve orgasm is frequently associated with sadness…

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Sleep Problems

If you’ve been diagnosed with depression, you may find it difficult to fall or remain asleep. There’s an explanation for this. There is a clear correlation between sleep deprivation…

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Serotonin Syndrome

Serotonin syndrome occurs when your body produces too much serotonin, usually as a result of a medicine or a combination of medications. Serotonin is produced by your body to aid…

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Antidepressant Withdrawal

Your doctor prescribed an antidepressant to help you feel better and relax. However, as you begin to feel better…

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Depression and Suicide

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported a suicide rate of 11.2 deaths per 100,000 people in 2018, up from 10.1 deaths per 100,000 people in 2017…

Diagnosis & Treatment

Are you depressed and wondering if you should seek medical help? Learn when to get medical help for depression symptoms and how your doctor will diagnose and treat your depression.

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Testing for

If you’re going to see your doctor about depression, here’s some information on the kind of tests he or she might request. First and foremost, take in mind…

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Depression Diagnosis

Despite its prevalence, depression is frequently overlooked or misdiagnosed, and mistreated. This can be deadly; serious depression, in particular, has a high rate of suicide…

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Depression Treatment Tips

You must participate actively in your treatment in order to improve. As a patient, you can’t be passive. You and your doctor must collaborate. Naturally, you may not feel…

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Drug Treatment for Depression

Antidepressants are prescription drugs that are used to treat depression. Depression can be treated with a number of different drugs. These medications all attempt…

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Not only can getting an accurate depression diagnosis take time but selecting the proper depression medication can be a difficult and sensitive procedure. Some antidepressants…

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Maintenance Medications

Antidepressants are among the most effective therapies for depression. However, these medications do not treat depression in the same way that antibiotics…

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Antidepressants List

Some of these medications are known by more than one name. You may be familiar with medication by its generic name or by its brand name. For additional information, visit our page…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioural therapy, or CBT, is a widespread type of talk therapy that, in some cases, can be as effective as or more effective than medication in treating…

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Are you depressed and wondering if you should seek medical help? Learn when to get medical help for depression symptoms and how your doctor will diagnose and treat your depression…

Recovering & Managing

You may take several crucial steps to improve your mood and aid your recovery from depression.

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Recovery From Depression

You can do a lot on your own to alleviate the symptoms of depression. Changing your way of life might have a significant impact on your mood…

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Things You Can Do to Help

You may feel powerless in the face of depression. It can take away your sense of control. However, there are things you may do to lift your spirits…

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Relaxation Tips

When trying to overcome depression, it can be beneficial to focus on yourself. Even if you’re already receiving medical and psychological treatment, taking care of…

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Daily Activity Planner

Do you feel like you have no control over your days because of depression? You might discover that sticking to a routine helps you manage your symptoms…

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Can Diet Help Depression?

Unfortunately, no single diet has been shown to alleviate sadness. While some eating patterns or foods may…

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Exercise and Depression

Do you want to learn more about depression and exercise? Many studies demonstrate that those who exercise consistently have a better mood and…

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Alternative Treatments

Non-medication alternatives to managing depression and feeling better are preferred by some people with depression. For milder forms…

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St. John’s Wort

St. John’s wort, a herbal medication, has been used by millions of people as an alternative or natural treatment for depression…

Support & Resources

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Find a Doctor

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Where to Get Help

This resource list will assist you and your family in finding relief from chronic pain.