Major depressive disorder (MDD): Interferes with daily activities. May recur several times
Dysthymia: Non-disabling. Chronic symptoms may alternate with MDD
Bipolar disorder: Mood cycles between highs (mania) and lows (depression)

Depression has differing effects for children and adolescents, elderly adults, and women than it has in adult males. 



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Neuroimaging studies show associations between brain activation and bipolar symptoms. Can this kind of insight be integrated into a clearer diagnostic picture? More »
Family Involvement: Key Component of Care for Bipolar
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New calls for a tightening of diagnostic criteria in psychiatry: Feeling "down" only 2 weeks after a loved one dies now qualifies as major depression, and many older patients are getting psychotropic medications with no diagnosis at all. More »
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Depression (American Academy of Family Physicians)


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Merck Manual Home Edition for Patients and Caregivers


National Institute of Mental Health


Depression Center