For a condition as common as depression, it is remarkable how many misconceptions and myths still attach to the term itself. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions.
A study shows that when mice stop drinking moderate levels of alcohol they can become depressed around two weeks later. Here's more information about the association between moderate drinking and depression.
How do apathy and anhedonia relate to depression? Here's some information about these neurological states.
Anger, grief, and fear are some of life's difficult emotions. The secret to freeing yourself from their hold? Recognizing them and taking ownership of them, says mental health advocate Mike Veny.
Explore three personality traits possibly more at risk for developing depression: the isolated introvert, the overachieving perfectionist, and the daydreaming creative type.