Year: 1994 Source: Women's Health Resources Update, v.8, no.1, (January/February 1994), p.1-3 SIEC No: 19940002

This brief article on depression discusses some of the symptoms of depression, e.g. sadness, inactivity, sleep disturbance, feelings of worthlessness & hopelessness. Some of the theories on the causes of depression are presented. The article concludes with some suggestions for the treatment of depression & a checklist of things that individuals can do to help themselves.