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Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need
Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need When your life spins out of control, asking for help is a sign of strength, no...
Late-Life Depression Quiz
Late-Life Depression Quiz Older adults often suffer from depression needlessly because they fail to recognize its signs...
Seasonal Affective Disorder Quiz
Take the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Quiz If you notice periods of depression that seem to accompany seasonal cha...
Stress Quiz
What Do You Know About Stress? Slow traffic. Screaming children. A job interview. A crumbling marriage. Any of these co...
A Workable Guide to Good Mental Health
Depression Risk Assessment
Depression Risk Assessment More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from depression. About twice as many women as men suffer from this medical condition. Major depression is an all-encompassing illness that affects a person's body, feelings, thoughts, and behavior. Certain things can trigger an episode of depression. They include a stressful life event, genetics, physical illness, medications, drug or alcohol abuse, or hormone levels. Any one of these factors, or a combination of them, ca...
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