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  • Treatments For Depression
    Dealing with depression requires professional depression treatment and help.

  • Anxiety Disorders Education Program
    Anxiety Disorders Education Program is a national education campaign developed by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to increase awareness among the public and health care professionals that anxiety disorders are real medical illnesses that can be effectively diagnosed and treated.

  • Childhood Depression Symptoms
    Childhood depression is just as serious as adult depression. However, it is important to recognize that children have unique signs to be aware of when recognizing and diagnosing depression. Depression in children may manifest itself in different ways, in different age groups. The younger a child is, the more difficult it is for them to understand their feelings, to identify them, and thus, to put a label to them.

  • Depressed Child
    This web site is administered by the parent of a child who died of undiagnosed depression. But it is intended to be a forum for any parent or friend of a depressed child.

  • Depression
    As many as 10% of all children under age 13 may suffer from depression Sadness or grief is a normal part of life, as when a loved one dies or a romance is broken. Indeed, the entire Country & Western music industry seems to capitalize on the normal "blues" or "downs" in life, cranking out songs with titles such as "She's Acting Single, So I'm Drinking Doubles" or "You Broke My Heart, So I Busted Your Jaw". Despite the grief and sadness one feels following bereavement or loss, though, life goes on and the person generally eventually resumes their usual activities. Even in the midst of what most of us would consider a "normal depression," the individual will have periods of time where they may be distracted from their depressed mood and be able to laugh or enjoy something.

  • Depression Alliance
    Depression Alliance is a UK charity offering help to people with depression, run by sufferers themselves. This web site contains information about the symptoms of depression, treatments for depression, as well as Depression Alliance campaigns and local groups.

  • Depression: Common Questions, Quick Answers: Pediatrics
    Common Questions, Quick Answers: Pediatrics What is depression? What causes depression? Who can get depression? What are the symptoms of depression? How is depression treated? How can I help myself? When should I call the doctor?

  • Depression in Children
    Is anything so agonizing in divorce as seeing the effect it has on your child? Children react in so many negative ways to divorce, but perhaps the most painful is the depression that children sometimes experience during or after divorce.

  • Depression Symptoms in Children
    Depression symptoms in children differ from those of adults. How you can tell if your child is depressed.

  • Facts About Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder
    By Demitri F. Papolos, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Co-director of the Program in Behavioral Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, New York City What is childhood-onset bipolar disorder (COBPD), and how does it differ from bipolar disorder (manic-depression) in adults?

  • Freedom From Fear Forever
    Freedom From Fear Forever, a powerful self-help procedure that will teach you a medically proven do-it-yourself solution ,quickly eliminate your fears, phobias, anxieties or addictions in 5-15 minutes

  • Help and Hope for Traumatized Children
    The Institute for Children and Families is a Limited Liability Company created to bring together practitioners who offer the highest quality mental health care.

  • Is Your Child Depressed?
    If you suspect your child is depressed, you need to do more than tell him to "cheer up" or "snap out of it." If you don't get help right away, your child's life could fall apart, including his self-esteem, his school work, and his relationships with friends and family. Here are some questions to ask yourself if you think your child might be depressed.

  • Kid Connection
    The KID Connection helps rejected children overcome their feelings of worthlessness, anger, and shame.

  • National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association
    The Mission of the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association is to educate patients, families, professionals and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illnesses as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and their families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.

  • Serendip
    Serendip is a gathering place for people who suspect that life's instructions are always ambiguous and incomplete ... and hence need to be continually examined and rewritten.

  • The Bipolar Child
    Bipolar disorder--manic-depression--was once thought to be rare in children. Now researchers are discovering that not only can bipolar disorder begin very early in life, it is much more common than ever imagined. (behavior)

  • Trauma Association of Canada
    We are the Trauma Association of Canada, a multi-disciplinary Society of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and as such: strive to improve the quality of care provided to the injured patient, including pre-hospital management and transport, acute care hospitalization, and reintegration into society support, conduct, and apply basic science, clinical and outcome research related to trauma encourage effective and efficient use of health care resources in the delivery of trauma care foster professional and community education in the field of injury prevention and in the care of the injured patient

  • Treatments for Depression
    The weapons used against depression are more sophisticated and varied than ever before. Depression medication has advanced in leaps and bounds over the last few years. The new types of medicines used in depression treatment are safer and have far fewer side effects than medication used as recently as ten years ago.

  • When Your Child Has More than the Blues
    Six million U.S. children and adolescents suffer from depression. Would you know if your child were one of them?


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