More Information on Depression

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). They publish numerous publications aimed at consumers to help you understand mental illnesses, how they can affect you and others around you, and what kinds of treatments are available.


A detailed booklet that describes depression symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.
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Women and Depression: Discovering Hope
A booklet that describes the symptoms, treatment and factors contributing to depression that are unique to women.

Men and Depression
A detailed booklet that describes what you need to know about depression in men: how it looks, how it feels, getting help, and getting better.

Older Adults and Depression
Depression is not a normal part of aging. This brochure describes the signs, symptoms, and treatment options of depression in older adults.

Depression and College Students
Many people experience the first symptoms of depression during their college years. This booklet describes what depression is, how it affects college students, and treatment options.

More Publications from NIMH
Feel free to browse the entire collection of publications from NIMH, which are updated regularly.

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