Major Depression: The Symptoms

Major depression is the medical condition often known simply as “depression.” Different people experience depression in different ways. For some, it feels like a loss of energy or enthusiasm to do anything. Others describe it as constantly living with a feeling of...

What Causes Depression and How Common Is It?

Major depression is a common psychiatric disorder, but it’s more common in adolescent and adult women than in adolescent and adult men. Between 15 to 20 out of every 100 people (15-20%) experience an episode of major depression during their lifetime. Its prevalence...