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    Depression and Suicide

    Posted on December 22, 2011 by Cynthia Gossman in Suicide.

    An estimated 19 million Americans suffer from depression. Clinical depression is not a temporary case of the “blues.” People with depression may experience recurrent episodes of depression that can last anywhere from a few hours to a few months. Depression is present if at least five or more of the following symptoms are present during […]

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    Myths and Facts About Depression

    Posted on December 20, 2011 by Cynthia Gossman in Education.

    Myths and Facts About Depression – Topic Overview  Content provided by: Healthwise People’s ideas about depression have changed over the years. New technology and new research show that depression is a disease, just like asthma or heart failure.   Here are some myths and facts about depression. Myth Fact “Depression isn’t real.” “It’s something in your head.” […]

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