Liz Gardiner is a GP in Leicester. She describes her experience of depression and how a combination of medication, therapy and exercise has helped her. By Liz Gardiner, Leicester GP.
Antidepressants are a type of medication used to treat depression or prevent it recurring.
Exposure to light at night – even from a tablet or laptop computer – may cause depression, according to a new study.
Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy and poor concentration.
Research shows cognitive behavioural therapy is effective for depressed patients. By Siski Green.
By Jamie Flexman, guitar teacher, writer and fan of the unconventional.
A University of Liverpool study has found that people are increasingly diagnosed and treated with medication for depression when they are suffering ‘normal’ human experiences such as grief and sadness.
Acupuncture or counselling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, a recent study has revealed.
Talking therapies, diet, exercise and health supplements – Lesley Dobson examines the alternatives to drug treatment for depression.