See also Bipolar Disorder for links specifically about that syndrome.
A Look at Women and Depression From Psychiatric Times
Alternative Treatments for Postpartum Depression From Psychiatric Times
Bipolar Affective DisorderGood clear introductory material from OBAD, A Bipolar Disorder and Depression support group
CyberPsych PenPals discussion board Although this free online discussion forum was originally for anxiety disorders, many of the postings are about depression. This is a good place to get free (but non-professional) advice and support online.
DepressionPsychresources.net page on depression, based on "Coherence Therapy" approach
Depression -- AACAP Facts for Families Brochure #4
Depression -- online booklets plus many useful links. (from the NIMH: National Institutes of Mental Health in the U.S.)
Depression.com A site funded and developed by GlaxoSmithKline
Depression Center Free depression test and free 16-week self-help CBT (cognitive behavior therapy) course
Depression Health CenterWebMD's depression help pages
DepressionAtoZ.comA bit of everything, from scientific treatments to "unvalidated" therapies...A to Z!
Depressive Disorders in Adolescents: Challenges in Diagnosis From Psychiatric Times
Depression Learning PathLots of good free information as well as a self-help multimedia package they sell
Dr. Ivan's Depression Central A "central clearinghouse for information on all types of depressive disorders" with no industry connections.
Female Gender, Mood Disorders Are Historically Related From Psychiatric Times
Hypericum and Depression St. John's Wort & Depression HomePage. Lots of free information as well as sales. "A series of recent double-blind, placebo-controlled studies indicate that a specific extract of Hypericum perforatum was as effective as prescription antidepressants."
Integration of Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy From Psychiatric Times
Is It Depression or Is It Dementia?From Psychiatric Times
Light Treatment for Nonseasonal Depression From Psychiatric Times
National Foundation For Depressive Illness "NAFDI was established in 1983 to provide public and professional information about Affective Disorders, the availability of treatment, and the urgent need for further research"
Online Depression Screening Test By Waguih William IsHak, M.D.
The Pathophysiological Basis of Late-Life Depression From Psychiatric Times
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD"Do you have unpleasant, disturbing emotional and physical symptoms before your monthly menstrual periods?" From Madison Institute of Medicine
Seasonal Light/SAD Homepage "This site deals exclusively with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and seasonal light. It covers book listings, articles, and information on membership organizations..."
Self-Injury: You Are NOT the Only One"...For many people who self-injure...there comes a breakthrough moment when they realize that change is possible, that they can escape..."
Shame and Group PsychotherapyWebsite explores "the nature of the shame experience, focusing particularly on shame in group psychotherapy."
Suicide and Depression Q&A Answers questions like "Why do people try to kill themselves" and about connection to depression and psychiatric illness
To Understand Depression, Look to Psychobiology, Not Biopsychiatry From Psychiatric Times
Undoing Depression The author of Living Well writes, "Happiness is not a gift someone else can give you, itís not even something you can get for yourself, it just happens as a by-product of living well." A book for sale, but also lots of free advice.
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