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Depression questions offer some guidance in navigating the intricacies of this common condition. Learn the answers to depression questions about the causes, symptoms and treatments.

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What is atypical depression?

For most people experiencing odd medical symptoms that don't seem to go together, getting a diagnosis is a relief. But a diagnosis containing the word "atypical" might leave you a little uneasy.


Is there a blood test for depression?

 Is there a blood test for depression?

Depression is difficult to diagnose, but blood testing could prove useful in the future. Learn more about depression blood tests at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can cognitive behavior therapy help treat depression?

 Can cognitive behavior therapy help treat depression?

The relatively new field of cognitive behavior therapy is gaining popularity. Find out if cognitive behavior therapy can help treat depression. See more »

Is there a link between depression and menopause?

 Is there a link between depression and menopause?

Is there a link between depression and menopause? Can this change cause mood disorders? Learn about the link between depression and menopause. See more »

What is atypical depression?

 What is atypical depression?

Atypical depression means that some of the symptoms are the opposite of what doctors had come to expect with depression. Learn about atypical depression here. See more »

How are hormones and depression related in adults?

 How are hormones and depression related in adults?

Hormones and depression are often related. Learn how hormones and depression are related in adults. See more »

Does depression run in families?

 Does depression run in families?

Is depression in families heredity? Find out if depression runs in families and what you need to know about depression and genetics. See more »

How are depression and anxiety related?

 How are depression and anxiety related?

Depression and anxiety are in the same family of mental distress. They have similar roots. Find out how depression and anxiety are related. See more »

What happens when depression is turned inward?

 What happens when depression is turned inward?

Depression turned inward is often caused by bottling up your emotions rather than confronting them. See what happens when depression is turned inward. See more »

What is the link between depression and anger?

 What is the link between depression and anger?

The link between depression and anger may cause a depressed person to lash out at loved ones. Learn more about the link between depression and anger. See more »

Why are alcohol and depression so commonly linked?

 Why are alcohol and depression so commonly linked?

Alcohol and depression usually go together. Do you know why? Take a look at the information on how alcohol and depression are related. See more »