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Depression

Expert advice and research trends on depression, including symptoms and diagnosis, getting the right care, and strategies for loved ones on how to help. Patient experts inspire with their testimonials of managing depression.

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Healthy Conversations

10 Depression Influencers You Need To Know

Find your new social media crush or a helpful book to read on depression from this list of top 10 depression influencers.

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Nutrition

Dark Chocolate for Depression? Science Says Yes

Good news for the chocoholics out there: New research finds that this yummy food may help those with depression symptoms.

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Self Care

A Super Fun Way to Blow Off Steam After Work

Tough day at the job? Stress relief may be a digital game download away, says new study.

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Summer

6 Last-Minute Beach Reads That Lift You Up

There's still time: Grab one of these feel-good books and hit the hammock!

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Risk Factors

Sleep Apnea Could Be Fueling Your Depression

A new study found that people with depression that doesn’t respond to therapy and medication should be screened for this sleep disorder. Here’s what you should know.

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Diagnosis

These 4 Factors Can Predict Your Postpartum Depression

What if it was possible to predict whether your symptoms of depression would worsen during the first year after giving birth?

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Doctor & Patient

When Mental Health Professionals Offer Conflicting Advice

It’s important to work with a team of mental health professionals, but what happens when they say different things?

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Living With

9 Things I Do Every Day to Beat Depression

From time in the woods to deep breathing to paying it forward, learn how Mental Health Editor Therese Borchard beats depression.

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Living With

10 Lessons of Depression

Depression can be the teacher of invaluable lessons. Here are some from depression patient advocate Therese Borchard.

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Living With

How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.