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A Checklist for Depression
What's the difference between a bad case of the blues and the painful mental disorder known as depression? According to the experts, impaired functioning is usually a clear-cut indication of clinical depression.
Adult Health Library
Depression involves the body, mood, and thoughts, and affects the way a person eats and sleeps, feels about himself or herself, and thinks about things.
Pediatric Health Library
Anxiety Disorders in Children
Detailed information on the most common types of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and phobias
Folate and Depression
Folate, a B vitamin, may help ease depression. Studies have shown a link between depression and low blood levels of folate. Researchers at Tufts University suggest that taking 400 mcg of folate, the amount found in many multivitamins, may improve depression and make antidepressants work better.