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NIMH Clinical Trials on depression currently seeking participants.

Depression and Other Illnesses

Depression often co-exists with other illnesses. Such illnesses may precede the depression, cause it, and/or be a consequence of it.

Patient Education Materials,
including publications from the Real Men. Real Depression. Campaign and additional materials from the NIMH.

Background on Educational Materials

Men and Depression: Screening and Treatment in Primary Care Settings: A fact sheet for healthcare providers with information on screening for depression in primary care settings, co-occurring conditions, as well as treatment options. The fact sheet also details how to use the following two screening questions from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in conjunction with additional symptoms of depression:

"Over the past two weeks...
  • have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless?
  • have you felt little interest or pleasure in doing things?

Additional Resources

NIMH Depression Page: A resource area.