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Depression May Raise Risk for Heart Disease in Younger Women
Depression a risk factor for coronary artery disease and other cardiovascular problems among younger women
Unpacking the Trauma of War Injuries
Traumatic brain injury effects vary little based on method of injury
When PTSD Meets Pregnancy
PTSD and depression during pregnancy increased risk of preterm birth
Some Antidepressants Led to Less Weight Gain
Bupropion and two other antidepressant medications showed less weight gain than citalopram
The Depression that May Add Pounds
Atypical depression linked to increased risk of obesity
Death Risk Higher in Older Diabetes Patients with Depression
Older diabetes patients may need more depression screening
Substance Abuse at School May Mean Other Problems
Teen marijuana and alcohol use at school may indicate need for mental health screening
High Dose Antidepressants May Make Youth More Depressed
High initial antidepressant dose associated with higher rates of self harm among children and young adults
Physical Signs of Depression May Be Common in ICU
Somatic symptoms of depression and PTSD found in those recovering from trauma
Antidepressants May Increase How Long Mothers Breastfeed
Breastfeeding outcomes improved in women who continued antidepressant use during and after pregnancy
Understanding the New Daddy Blues
Depression in fathers varied based on living circumstances and child age
Balancing Antidepressants' Risks during Pregnancy
Antidepressants during pregnancy and autism may be linked but so may mood disorders

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Tips for Finding a Therapist
More than twenty-five percent of American adults have received therapy for a mental health problem. If you're interested in seeking counseling of your own, you may have questions. Should you choose a psychologist or a psychiatrist?
What is Depression?
As many as 14 million Americans experience depression symptoms or uncontrollable sadness. To understand this illness it's important to realize that there are many different types of depression!
Treating Depression
There are many ways of treating depression, ranging from talk therapy to taking antidepressants like Prozac and Lexapro. Here are the various ways a psychiatrist may help you to treat the condition.
Top 10 Blue-Mood Boosters
Feeling blue is different than psychological depression, and natural remedies like diet and exercise, acupressure, and stress management can some times be very effective. In this video, we'll look at treating depression with these natural options.
Prozac
You've no doubt heard of Prozac, or fluoxetine, as this prescription drug is known generically. One of the most common antidepressants, this SSRI can significantly improve a depressed person's life. Here's your Prozac primer.
Lexapro (Escitalalopram)
Lexapro, or escitalopram as its known generically, is one of the many prescription drugs used to treat depression. Find out why 18 million U.S. adults use this antidepressant.
Deep Depression on Campus
For some people, college is four years of fun. For others, it's four years of severe depression. If you're among the latter group, watch our video about depression on campus, and learn how therapy and medications can help you.
Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride)
A pharmacist explains how Zoloft works, why doctors prescribe this antidepressant, and common side effects of the drug.