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Depression
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National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Excellent source of information on causes, symptoms, treatment, getting help, help from family and friends, and prevention. Available as a PDF for easier printing. Also in Spanish. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Excellent source of information on causes, symptoms, treatment, getting help, help from family and friends, and prevention. Available as a PDF for easier printing. Also in Spanish. Show less
A Guide to Mental Wellness in Older Age: Recognizing and Overcoming Depression
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Geriatric Mental Health Foundation - Presents the facts on late-life depression. Geriatric Mental Health Foundation - Presents the facts on late-life depression. Show less
Depression: Frequently Asked Questions
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NIH Senior Health, National Institutes of Health, - A listing of common questions addressed, including what to do if you feel in a crisis. More information on depression can be found at the main page. NIH Senior Health, National Institutes of Health, - A listing of common questions addressed, including what to do if you feel in a crisis. More information on depression can be found at the main page. Show less
Glossary of Depression-Related Terms
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Cleveland Clinic - A printable glossary of terms related to depressive disorders. Cleveland Clinic - A printable glossary of terms related to depressive disorders. Show less
Fact Sheet: Depression in Older Adults
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Mental Health America - Compilation of statistics about the prevalence of, attitudes towards, and costs of depression. Mental Health America - Compilation of statistics about the prevalence of, attitudes towards, and costs of depression. Show less
Depression
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MedlinePlus - An overview of the subject with links to related topics including diagnosis, treatment, and coping strategies. MedlinePlus - An overview of the subject with links to related topics including diagnosis, treatment, and coping strategies. Show less
Depression (Easy to Read)
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National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health - An easy-to-read booklet on depression that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. Available as a PDF for easier printing. Also en Español. National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health - An easy-to-read booklet on depression that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. Available as a PDF for easier printing. Also en Español. Show less
Depression
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FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Descriptions of symptoms, causes, treatment, self-help options, and questions to ask a doctor. The site also includes a list of national organizations that provide help and information. FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Descriptions of symptoms, causes, treatment, self-help options, and questions to ask a doctor. The site also includes a list of national organizations that provide help and information. Show less
Depression (major depression)
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Mayo Clinic - In-depth article including symptoms, treatment options including antidepressant medications, and ways of coping with depression. Mayo Clinic - In-depth article including symptoms, treatment options including antidepressant medications, and ways of coping with depression. Show less
Understanding Major Depression and Recovery (PDF)
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National Alliance on Mental Illness - A comprehensive pamphlet on depression with symptom descriptions, treatment options, and resources. National Alliance on Mental Illness - A comprehensive pamphlet on depression with symptom descriptions, treatment options, and resources. Show less
Alzheimer's or depression: Could it be both?
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Mayo Clinic - Alzheimer's and depression have some similar symptoms, but proper treatment improves quality of life. Mayo Clinic - Alzheimer's and depression have some similar symptoms, but proper treatment improves quality of life. Show less
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