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Depression in children
If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out more about depression and children.
Depression is a common condition, affecting how you feel, think and act. It’s often treatable and likely to improve with a doctor’s support.
Melancholia (depression with melancholic features)
Melancholia is a type of depression, sometimes referred to as melancholic depression. Read more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.
Depression in men
Men who experience depression may find it hard to talk about because it is not seen as masculine. Learn here about how you can support a man with depression.
How to help someone with depression
It's not easy to know how to help someone with depression. Learn to recognise the signs, how to talk to someone with depression and where to get help.
How to deal with depression
Telling people you have depression and getting help is not easy, here's some ways to manage your illness. Find out more about dealing with depression.
Depression in teenagers
One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.
Depression in older people
Older people are less likely than younger people to report depression, but it's important they can recognise, and get support for mental health concerns.
Losing interest in things you once enjoyed can happen sometimes, but if it’s ongoing it may be a sign of a mental health condition like depression.
Many women experience the 'baby blues' after pregnancy, but when feelings persist beyond these early days, it may be a sign of depression.