What is Depression?
How is Major Depressive Disorder diagnosed?
What is Dysthymia?
What is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder?
What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?
What is Substance-Induced or Medication-Induced Depressive Disorder?
How is a depressive disorder due to another medical condition diagnosed?
What is Unspecified Depressive Disorder?
What medical conditions can directly contribute to depression?
Does depression affect other medical conditions?
How does depression affect lifestyle habits?
Do women experience depression more than men?
Does depression become more likely with age?
Is there a relationship between marital status and depression?
Can thyroid function be associated with depression?
Can depression cause sleep disturbances?
Can depression affect a person’s immune response?
Does substance abuse increase a person’s risk for depression?
Is social anxiety disorder associated with depression?
Do men and women differ in their risks for depression?
What causes depression?
What are the treatments for depression?
What medications are used to treat depression?
What types of psychotherapy are used to treat depression?
Are some patients resistant to treatment?
Mental Health Library Sources:
Information included in all topics of the Mental Health Library comes from the Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 and Kaplan & Sadock’s Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry. Complete diagnostic and treatment information may be found within these publications.
Information within the Mental Health Library is not intended to be used for self-diagnosis purposes. Rather, it is provided as a public educational service to make people aware of mental health conditions. Please consult a qualified mental health professional for a diagnosis of any suspected mental health illness.
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