Table of Contents:
- An Introduction to the Depression Series
- Types of Depression
- Symptoms of Depression and Mania
- Causes of Depression
- Depression in Women, Seniors and Children
- Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment
- How to Help Yourself if You are Depressed
- Where to Get Help
- Further Information
Depression in Women
Women experience depression about twice as often as men. So what kinds of unique concerns do women with depression face? How may treatment vary because of these concerns?
Depression in Seniors
Depression in older adults often goes undetected or is confused with a general health issue or the condition of aging. Yet depression is not a normal part of aging.
Depression in Children & Teens
Kids and teens can have depression just as readily as adults can. Often times it is missed and just chalked up to a normal part of being a teenage (“Oh, he’s just moody!”) when in fact it is clinical depression.
Diagnosis and Treatment
Grohol, J. (2006). Depression in Women, Seniors and Children. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 1, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/lib/depression-in-women-seniors-and-children/000647
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 30 Jan 2013
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