Welcome to the Mind Screen Depression page. From here you can access more detailed information on the causes of depression, the symptoms, how depression is assessed and the different ways to treat depression with psychotherapy, medication and/or other treatment approaches.
The More Detail link contains information on the causes of depression and how it impacts different people.
Under the Symptoms link you will find an overview of different types of depression and their symptoms.
The Assessment link includes information on how to get accurately assessed and why multi-disorder assessment is necessary to ensure your practitioner is aware of any co-existing mental or physical health issues that ought to be treated at the same time as the depression. Depression is a common but treatable illness.
The next three links relate to different types of treatment available to help beat depression. These links explore the types of psychotherapy available, the benefits and side-effects of medication and the types of medication available as well as other treatment approaches.
If you are concerned about how you are feeling, thinking or acting or you have a friend or family member who you believe would benefit by understanding more about depression and the importance of early assessment and multi-disorder assessment, please refer them to this site.