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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.

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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.

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Depression

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Depression in teenagers

One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.

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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.

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Types of psychosis

Psychosis is often a symptom of another underlying psychiatric problem. It can be caused by mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or severe depression.

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Older people and mental health

Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, which are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.

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