Anxiety and Depression
For years, many people believed depression was just feeling sad or out of sorts, and anxious people ... read more »
No one is immune to depression or anxiety, but certain groups, such as teens, the elderly and new mothers are at higher risk of depression. Depression and anxiety can also run in families, or occur because of a trauma. This section provides Web sites that explain the differences in signs, causes and risks of various higher-risk groups.
- Teenagers are often misunderstood and their moodiness is chalked up to teenage angst or hormones. Some Web sites are specific to children and teens, and can help parents and those who work with them by offering insight into dealing with teenagers who display the signs of depression or anxiety.
- Forgetfulness, fearfulness and sadness in the elderly can be overlooked because they may have other medical issues or their behavior is attributed to aging. Web sites geared toward senior health can help you learn what to watch out for.
- Post-partum depression can develop into something very severe and devastating if it’s not detected and treated. It’s more than the baby blues—it’s a true, treatable illness. There are many sites available on the Web that can help women and their families learn how to cope with post-partum depression.
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There are many types of depression and anxiety, so there isn’t one treatment that will help ... read more »
Finding a counselor or therapist isn’t always easy and may call for some detective work. Not ... read more »
In this section, you’ll find some Web sites that provide 24-hour a day, 7-days a week ... read more »
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