Depression Screening Tool

Test yourself to find out if you have Depression. You can do the test based on your symptoms and recognize if you have the signs that correspond to the Depression Disorder. $(window).on('message', function(e) { var tmp = (eval('(' +e.originalEvent.data+')')); window.hasOwnProperty = window.hasOwnProperty...

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Bipolar Disorder – What Is It, Types, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatment

Understanding This Mood Disorder A Little Better Bipolar disorder is often misconstrued as depression. In many cases it isn’t diagnosed and treated in time, which can not only endanger the patient but also those around him/her. This article attempts to offer a range of helpful information on bipolar...

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Atypical Depression – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment.

Depression (photo credit: wikipedia) Atypical depression is a kind of depression with symptoms that are almost similar to those of a major depression. Though the term suggests that this is an unusual kind of depression but it is in fact one of the most common forms of depression. However, it is still...

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Double Depression, Major Depression and Dysthymia – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

I got Major Depressive Disorder (Photo credit: Jean Big Cat) What You Need To Know About Double Depression Double depression is actually an condition where a person experiences dysthymia, which is a condition, where he or she suffers from mild to moderate depression, and then as time...

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Anhedonia treatment – symptoms of anhedonia, causes and treatment.

When suffering from anhedonia, the right treatment is necessary for curing and managing anhedonia properly. In the Greek language, the "hedone" word means pleasure. Therefore, to put into simple words, anhedonia means a person’s inability to derive pleasure from those activities that once he or she considered...

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Extreme Depression – Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment.

An episode of extreme depression. Depression is a type of mind-body illness that affects both the mind and body negatively. Serious depression is kind of sickness that can make a person feel so helpless that he or she will have no control over his or her activities and will be self-destructive....

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Existential Depression – what is it, causes, diagnosis and treatment

Jim is a 10-year old with extremely good grades and an even better grasp at playing the flute. One day he suddenly comes home with a dejected look. It’s only much later that his parents realise what happened. Jim, on his way home, saw a dying dog on the street and was extremely disturbed by the sight. With...

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Psychotic Depression – what is it, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

An Introduction To Psychotic Depression Depression features as one of the natural human responses to stressful life events such as death in the family, bankruptcy etc. It is characterized by a low yet continual state of sadness and gloom, with physical manifestations in form of aversion towards work,...

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Chronic Depression – symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

When people say they are “depressed”, what they are actually referring to is an otherwise normal mood swing; caused by unhappy thoughts, work fatigue or even unfortunate events. But, what if a person stayed gloomy and dejected irrespective of the positive or negative changes in and around his world?...

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