Welcome to Managing Depression

Welcome to Managing Depression

Unfortunately, if you suffer depression you are not alone. Today, nearly 20 million Americans suffer from clinical depression. It is the single most prevalent mood disorder in America today.

Facts about Depression

Symptoms
What is depression? What are the warning signs?

Causes
What causes depression? Learn about the psychological, the biological and cultural factors that can each contribute to depression.

Consequences
Who does depression affect? How does it affect people? Click here–you may be surprised at the answers.

Treatments
What are the most effective ways to treat depression?

Management
Is it possible to overcome depression on your own? Or in therapy? What can you do?

Please, if you have suicidal thoughts and feelings, seek professional help immediately.

Disclaimer: The information on this web site is not intended to substitute for professional assessment, diagnosis or treatment. Dr. Michael Yapko, an internationally known expert on depression, has provided the information found on this web site.