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Are People With Depression More Likely To Develop Alzheimer's Disease?
Are People With Depression More Likely To Develop Alzheimer's Disease?
Recent research has suggested that there may be a possible link between the development of Alzheimer's in those who suffer from depression....
Can Manic Depression Be Cured?
Can Manic Depression Be Cured?
There is no cure for manic depression but there are very effective treatments for managing the symptoms such as mood swings and helping you get back to a normal routine...
Checklist to Identify Depression Risk
Checklist to Identify Depression Risk
There are risk factors that could put you at a higher risk of suffering from depression. Learn which ones you have and find out what steps you should take to minimise…...
Detecting Depression in Very Young Children
Detecting Depression in Very Young Children
Detecting depression in very young children is not easy, but can make a difference in preventing them from being depressed adults....
Diagnosing Depression
Diagnosing Depression
Diagnosing depression is important to ensure accurate and timely treatment of its debilitating symptoms. Your doctor will use a physical and psychological exam to…...
Gene Therapy for Major Depression
Gene Therapy for Major Depression
Gene therapy may soon treat the cause of depression rather than just the symptoms....
How Can Your Reduce The Risk of Depression?
How Can Your Reduce The Risk of Depression?
There are many ways to reduce your risk of depression, with the most important one being to look after yourself. Consider alternative stress management treatments,…...
How Common is Depression?
How Common is Depression?
Depression is common but the prevalence varies within different population groups. The effects of depression also vary and clearly, changes in areas such as work must…...
Is Depression Genetic?
Is Depression Genetic?
Genes influence a person's predisposition to depression, but life events, stresses and lifestyle are other influences that often must be present before depression occurs....
What Are The Symptoms of Depression?
What Are The Symptoms of Depression?
Recognition of depression symptoms is crucial to obtain diagnosis and treatment. By seeing your doctor at the first sign of depression, your chances of managing the…...
What is Depression?
What is Depression?
Depression is a devastating medical condition that affects how a person feels, thinks and acts. Obtaining proper diagnosis and treatment can help to reduce the…...
When to Seek Help if You Feel You Are Suffering From Depression
When to Seek Help if You Feel You Are Suffering From Depression
It can be hard to discern whether you are depressed or suffering from the normal ups and downs of daily life. If in doubt, see your doctor for a thorough examination....
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