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bullet-orange.gif (1581 bytes)Depression affects up to 40% of the people of the world.

bullet-orange.gif (1581 bytes)Depression affects between 8 and 14 million people every year in the United States.

bullet-orange.gif (1581 bytes)Depression is more common in women than in men by a 2:1 ratio.

bullet-orange.gif (1581 bytes)25% of the elderly have treatable depression.

What is Depression?
  • Common Types
  • Symptoms
  • Causes
Treatment for Depression
  • Talking Therapy
  • Drug Therapy
  • Alternative Treatments
Childhood Depression
  • Symptoms
  • Causes
  • Treatment
Selecting a Therapist



Disclaimer: Check for Depression is just an online guide to give you some background information and general suggestions on depression. It is not intended to make any diagnoses, prescribe any treatment, and is definitely not a substitute for contacting a mental health professional. For all specific mental health problems please consult your company’s EAP (Employee Assistance Program) or your personal physician.
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