Depression is a common mental illness, affecting more than 300 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Although it is common, it is also serious and can affect an individual’s work and personal relationships.
Clinical depression is treatable, however, less than 50% of those affected worldwide receive treatment, according to WHO. It is important that individuals have access to resource information about depression to find help with diagnosis, treatment and management.
Here are several ways to find resource information about depression.
Identifying Signs of Depression
It is important to know and recognize the signs of depression in order to help identify warning signs in friends, family, coworkers or even individually.
WebMD offers resource information about depression signs, including ongoing sadness and/or anxiety, change in sleep pattern, lack of energy, feelings of guilt and hopelessness, weight gain or loss, loss of interest and thoughts of death or …