Articles on Depression - Page 3

Depression vs The Blues

It can be difficult to differentiate depression from a normal episode of “the #8221; Everyone experiences the blues because of troubling events such as the loss of a loved...
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The Causes of Depression

What are the possible causes of depression? The fact is, despite decades of research into this question, scientists still don’t really know the cause of depression. It is generally...
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Bad Days at the Office?

Fawn Fitter knew it was not just another bad day at the office. She was doing what she loved — writing about careers for major publications. She didn’t have...
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General

Suicide Junkie

Approximately one million people commit suicide every year, according to the World Health Organization. Despite his best efforts, Steve Westwood is not one of them. “Suicide Junkie,” Westwood’s autobiography,...
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Sylvia Plath’s Legacy

For someone who has only read her biography and never read any of Sylvia Plath’s actual poetry, I spend an awful lot of time thinking about her. That’s because...
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Children and Teens

Depression in Students

Students may be particularly vulnerable to depression, with rates at around 14 percent according to one study in Dublin, Ireland. The background rate among the general population is thought...
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