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Viva the Vagus: The Nerve Stimulation and Depression Quiz

Viva the Vagus: The Nerve Stimulation and Depression Quiz

Nerve stimulation is a treatment for some types of depression. Learn more about nerve stimulation and depression with this quiz. See more »

5 Common Depressive Behaviors

5 Common Depressive Behaviors

Do you know the common depressive behaviors? If you are concerned about a loved one or yourself, see these five common depressive behaviors to learn more. See more »

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Depression

Vagus nerve stimulation may help people who are diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression. Learn about the pros and cons of vagus nerve stimulation. See more »

Understanding Dysthmyia

Understanding Dysthmyia

Dysthymia is a type of depression that can manifest itself as a general negative or cynical attitude. Explore the symptoms and treatments for dysthymia. See more »

How Sad: The Geriatric Depression Scale Quiz

How Sad: The Geriatric Depression Scale Quiz

One tool that screens older people for depression is the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS). Take the geriatric depression scale quiz to see how much you know. See more »

The Geriatric Depression Scale

The Geriatric Depression Scale

The Geriatric Depression Scale can help determine if an aging person has problems with depression. Learn about the Geriatric Depression Scale. See more »

Changing Seasons, Changing Moods: How much do you know about seasonal depression?

Changing Seasons, Changing Moods: How much do you know about seasonal depression?

Seasonal depression affects many people. Test your knowledge of the symptoms and treatment of seasonal depression with this quiz. See more »

Psychotic Depression: Test Your Knowledge

Psychotic Depression: Test Your Knowledge

Psychotic depression is a serious mental health disorder. Do you know how to spot it? Take the psychotic depression quiz to learn more. See more »

Understanding Seasonal Depression

Understanding Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression comes with the changing of seasons. Find out the symptoms and treatments for seasonal depression. See more »

Is there a link between adoption and depression?

Is there a link between adoption and depression?

Is Major Depressive Disorder related to adoption? Learn about the relationship between Major Depressive Disorder and adoption. See more »