Welcome to Depression Stats

depression facts

This site is designed to help those who may be suffering from depression, or who may have family or friends who are depressed. Our goal is to provide information, statistics, warning signs, and treatment options for depression so that people may become educated about the different types of depression and be able to more effectively overcome depression. Get help with clinical depression, anxiety, and disorders. 


Depression Disorder
Depression disorder is likely a loose reference to “depressive disorders,” the first of the major subcategories of mood disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and several categories of Mood (affective) Disorders in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Depression and Exercise
Many people have the idea that exercise is helpful in dealing with depression. But they may not know what kind of exercise or how much will prove most fruitful. This article will review what is known about the relationship between exercise and depression.
Suicide and Depression
In this Suicide and Depression article find resources and help for depression and suicidal thoughts. Depression affects people of all ages and suicidal thoughts is the most common symptom of depression. More about help and treatment for depression can be found here.
Situational Depression
What is situational depression? This article helps define situational depression and offers information on the causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for situational depression. Being depressed can be caused by a number of factors, situations are just one.
Depression Quiz
Depression quizzes are a way of determining if you have any key signs or symptoms of depression. An online depression quiz is one way to evaluate yourself, keep in mind there are many types of depression, ways to screen or test for depression, and depression treatments vary.
Teenage Depression
Teenage depression, or adolescent depression as it is also called, is a condition for which it is important to seek early medical attention. This article aims to help in the recognition of teenage depression so that appropriate treatment may be promptly sought.