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.
Analysis of the proportion of the adult population of Great Britain experiencing some form of depression in summer 2021, based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. Includes analysis by age, sex and other characteristics and comparisons with early 2021, 2020 and pre-pandemic estimates.
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.