What you think depression is? How to come out of it?
December 2, 2006 11:04am CST
Everyone feels "blue" at certain times during his or her life. In fact, transitory feelings of sadness or discouragement are perfectly normal, especially during particularly difficult times. But a person who cannot "snap out of it" or get over these feelings within two weeks may be suffering from the illness called depression.
2 Dec 06
Depression is not something you can just "snap out of." It's caused by an imbalance of brain chemicals, along with other factors. Like any serious medical condition, depression needs to be treated. This site offers information designed to help you get the facts and learn how to manage depression, clinically known as major depressive disorder.