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Depression

See also Bipolar Disorder for links specifically about that syndrome.

Updated 06/03/2007

  • 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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