Major Depression

Depression is a serious mood disorder. It touches every part of your life and is caused by a chemical imbalance in your brain. Treatment involves medicine and counseling.

Overview of Mood Disorders

A mood disorder is a mental health class that health professionals use to broadly describe all types of depression and bipolar disorders.

The Metabolic Syndrome: At Risk for Depression

People with more visceral fat or an apple-shaped body—two factors associated with the metabolic syndrome—are more likely to have depression.

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