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and treatment of mental illnesses.

Publications about Depression

Chronic Illness and Mental Health: Recognizing and Treating Depression
Chronic Illness and Mental Health: Recognizing and Treating Depression

This brochure provides information about depression and mental health for people living with chronic illnesses, including children and adolescents. It discusses symptoms, risk factors, treatment options, and presents resources to find help for yourself or someone else.

En español

Depression cover
Depression

This brochure provides information about depression including the different types of depression, signs and symptoms, how it is diagnosed, treatment options, and how to find help for yourself or a loved one.

En español

Depression in Women (small cover)
Depression in Women: 5 Things You Should Know

This brochure provides information about depression in women including signs and symptoms, types of depression unique to women, treatment options, and how to find help.

En español

cover of Men and Depression publication
Men and Depression

Men and women may experience depression very differently. This brochure describes common signs and symptoms, and treatment options for depression in men.

En español

Older Adults and Depression (small)
Older Adults and Depression

Depression is not a normal part of aging. This brochure describes the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for depression in older adults.

En español

cover image for NIMH publication Perinatal Depression
Perinatal Depression

This brochure provides information about perinatal depression including how it differs from the “baby blues”, causes, signs and symptoms, treatment options, and how you or a loved one can get help.

En español

cover of NIMH publication 'Seasonal Affective Disorder'
Seasonal Affective Disorder

This fact sheet provides information about seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression. It includes a description of SAD, signs and symptoms, how SAD is diagnosed, causes, and treatment options.

En español

Teen Depression
Teen Depression: More Than Just Moodiness

This fact sheet is intended for teens and young adults and presents information about how to recognize the symptoms of depression and how to get help.

En español