Depression & Mood Disorders

Depression and other common mood disorders affect men and women of all ages and can develop at any point in someone’s life. Major depression is one common mood disorder, along with bipolar disorder, minor depression, seasonal affective disorder, postpartum, manic disorder and others.
Wondering if your symptoms could signal depression? Looking for information on treatment methods or want to help a loved one cope with their symptoms? Explore articles, information and insight into the causes, symptoms, treatments and myths of depression and other mood disorders.

What are Mood Disorders?

What do we know about mood disorders and what have we yet to learn? Find out more about what it means to have a mood disorder, the associated symptoms and the questions yet to be answered.

Coping with Bipolar Disorder Successfully

After having shattered the myth that bipolar disorder will severely limit a person’s ability to fully function in all facets of their life in the first article of this series, we’ll now present some coping strategies and advice on how to overcome the challenges and perceived pitfalls of it.

What causes depression?

The loss of a loved one, the ending of a relationship or the loss of a job or home is enough to cause anyone to experience great stress. Oftentimes these losses cause mild depression.