Causes of Depression

A variety of factors contribute to depression, including environment, genetics, brain chemistry, and more. Understanding them leads to effective treatment.
What to Know About the Depression Stage of Grief
Can I Be Grieving After Losing My Job?
How to Cope With Sibling Grief
What to Know About the Anger Stage of Grief
What to Know About the Denial Stage of Grief
How to Cope With Regret
Post-Adoption Depression: What to Know About PAD in Adoptive Parents
I Feel Lovesick: What to Do and How to Cope
Why You Might Feel Unlovable and How to Cope
The Impact of Liminal Space on Your Mental Health
I Hate Everyone: Why You Feel This Way and What to Do
I Hate My Dad: How to Cope When You Feel This Way
I Hate My Sister: What to Do When You Feel Hate Toward Siblings
I Hate My Mom: What to Do When You Feel This Way
My Mom Hates Me: What to Do When You Feel This Way
Are You Experiencing Poor Quality Sleep? You May Need a Sleep Study
Why Can’t I Make Friends?
'I Feel Empty:' What Does It Mean If You Feel This Way?
Fathers Experience Postpartum Depression, Too
Why Do People Bully?
What Is an Inferiority Complex?
How Depression During and After Pregnancy May Impact Children
What's the Connection Between Alcohol and Depression?
What Is the Fear of Success?
Can You Spot the Early Signs of Dementia?
What Is Amotivational Syndrome and How Can You Recognize It?
Is Your Debt Making You Depressed? The Answer Is Yes.
Do You Have Respiratory Depression?
Are Dating Apps Affecting our Mental Health and Behavior?
Winter Blues vs. Seasonal Affective Disorder
Clutter and Mental Health: What's the Connection?
How Much Does Diet Impact Depression?
What to Do If Nothing Makes You Happy
How Social Media Impacts Your Mental Health
Vitamin D Deficiency and Depression: What's the Connection?
Can Social Media Cause Depression?
The Connection Between Menopause and Depression
How Breakups Can Sometimes Lead to Depression
Factors That Could Increase Your Risk of Depression
Differences Between Sadness and Clinical Depression
Are Some People More Prone to Depression?
The Role of Cortisol in Depression
How Estrogens Can Cause Anxiety and Depression
How Do You Know If It's Grief or Depression?
What Is Avoidant Personality Disorder?
How Genetics Can Play a Role in Depression
Is Depression Really More Common in Women?
What Is Abreaction?
How Can a Person Be Depressed for No Reason?
Is Depression a Choice?
How to Get Help for Your Depression After Retirement
What Are the Warning Signs of Self-Injury?
What Is the Chemistry Behind Depression?
How Your Emotional Health Can Affect Your Menstrual Cycle
When Were the Earliest Accounts of Depression?
Are Your Medications Making You Depressed?