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understanding depression

There are many myths surrounding depression and these myths often interfere with the ability to understand and accept depression, which is a common and often serious medical condition. Learn the facts about depression and make yourself aware of the signs and symptoms of depression that you or loved ones may experience. Also see our exciting animated story about what happens in the brain to cause depression. Remember that depression is very treatable and that the more you understand it the better you’ll be able to recognize and help yourself and others.

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