Causes
Who becomes ill? Women or men - and how many? What increases the risk? Read about who is in the risk group for developing a depressive illness. Read about the influence of heredity and the…

Depression
Here, we offer you information about: The disease What does depression mean? Am I naturally sad or ill? Clinical depression Depression is a serious and widespread illness. Depression affects…

Treatment
What forms of treatment are there for depression? Depression can be treated with: Medication What kinds of medication are there? How do these medications work? How long does it take to get better?…

Your work
Work and depression Your working life can be disrupted by depression: You may experience difficulty with colleagues Your ability to work may be compromised - but not permanently! Maintain your…

Relationships
Intimacy and sex Read about what depression means for your sex life. Medication Read about your options if the medication has sexual side effects. Sexual problems Read some examples. Thoughts and sex…

Help yourself
This section shows you how depression affects your: Thoughts Feelings We will show you how to help yourself by doing a number of exercises, which can teach you: About thoughts and feelings How to…