When My Depression Seems Like Laziness to Others

Have you ever felt like everyone around you was living a full life? Not to say they are — or you are not — but I’ve...

Depression Linked to Reduced Arginine Levels

People suffering from major depressive disorder, MDD, have reduced arginine levels, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Arginine is an...

Antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression in...

Meta-analysis of 522 trials includes the largest amount of unpublished data to date, and finds that antidepressants are more effective than placebo for short-term...

The Note That Helped Me Understand My Son’s Depression After His...

Three years and two months after Harry’s death, I decided it was time for me to tackle the final box of Harry-related stuff. Amongst all...

17 Honest Photos of the ‘Embarrassing’ Sides of Depression We Don’t...

By Juliette VirziWhen you live with a health condition, oftentimes there are some unwanted or “embarrassing” symptoms you have to learn to live with. This...

Why Panic Makes Us Feel Like We’re Dying

Recently, we spoke with an Anxiety Brother who copes with his panic attacks by sitting in the ER—without checking in. On one hand, he...

Don’t Tell Me To Try Yoga To Cure My Depression, Dammit

Since age 7, I have suffered from treatment-resistant depression. This disease has ruled much of my life. I spent my childhood holed up in...

Robin Williams’s death: a reminder that suicide and depression are not...

News of Robin Williams’s death due to apparent suicide, said to be a result of suffering severe depression, is terribly sad. But to say taking your...

Why We Need To Talk About High-Functioning Depression

By Emily Laurence for Well+GoodTo an outside observer, Amanda Leventhal, a college student at the University of Missouri, appears to have it all together....

She Smiles as she Cries: the Story of High-functioning Depression.

She smiles a big bright smile for the entire world to see— Contagious with her small teeth, goofy laugh and bright eyes.On the outside her...
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