Risk factors for depression include gender, age, family history, socio-economic status, consequences of loss or trauma, as well as certain medical conditions. If you are at risk of developing depression, or you have signs and symptoms associated with depression, talk to your doctor about your options.
On Anxiety Connection I wrote about anxious personality types and it got me to wondering if there are personality types which are more prone to depression. And indeed there are. Just remember that when it comes to personality traits everyone is on a continuum. It is rare that any individual will be on the extreme end of any personality scale. …