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"What is Depression?" NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) | Article ID: #D001

Depression is a serious medical illness; it�s not something that you have made up in your head. It�s more than just feeling "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. It�s feeling "down" and "low" and "hopeless" for weeks at a time...  Read More  |  Read Reviews

"Depression." by Dr Deryck Pattron | Article ID: #D002

In any given year about 18.8 million American adults, suffer from a depressive illness. The economic cost for this disorder is US $40 billion per year, but the cost in human suffering cannot be estimated. Depressive illnesses often interfere with normal functioning and cause pain and suffering not only to those who have a disorder, but also to those who care about them... Read More  |  Read Reviews

"The Black Cloud Of Depression." by Jane Kriese | Article ID: #D003

Depression is defined as �low spirits, gloominess, dejection and sadness.�  Depression affects your whole body, physically and mentally. It affects the way you eat, sleep, feel about yourself and your actions towards yourself and others. There are many types and degrees of depression, all with different symptoms. The symptoms include; chronic fatigue, sleep disturbance, change in appetite... Read More  |  Read Reviews

"The Formula for Preventing Depression." by Paul M. Jerdard Jr. | Article ID: #D004

While it is arguable that depression is not always preventable, there are many cases, when using the following ideas, will keep you in good spirits - most of the time. Unfortunately, we cannot be happy all of the time, but there is something we can do about it. Working with a variety of clients over the years, I have seen how Yoga and exercise changed, and continue to change... Read More  |  Read Reviews

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