Friday's Progress Notes
Vol. 2 Issue 34 - October 2, 1998
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1. National Depression Screening Day
2. Patient's guide to treating depression
3. Getting help for depression
4. The effects of depression on intimacy and relationships
5. Helping people understand depression and bipolar disorder
6. Postpartum depression
7. Men and depression
8. Bipolar disorder in youth
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National Depression Screening Day is Thursday, October 8, 1998. The purpose of the
screening is to call attention to this all too common disorder and to educate the public
about depression symptoms and various treatment options. We've provided additional
information about the screening test in the materials below.
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1. MAYO CLINIC
Information about the depression screening and samples of screening test for depression.
2. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Patient booklet on depression.
3. AMERICAN COUNSELING ASSOCIATION
Recognizing Depression and Getting Help
The problem, all too often, is that people fail to recognize the symptoms of depression, or to understand that such symptoms need to be taken seriously.
4. SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Rates of Depression Among Full-Time Workers
Among the 21 major occupational categories, the highest rates of past year depression among full-time workers aged 18 to 64 were found in the personal care and service occupations (10.8 percent).
5. DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE
You’ve Just Been Diagnosed…What Now?
If you’ve just been diagnosed with a mood disorder, you are not alone. Mood disorders affect more
than 20 million Americans.
6. NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a condition that describes a range of physical and emotional changes that many mothers can have after having a baby.
7. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Depression and Men
In focus groups conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to assess depression awareness, men described their own symptoms of depression without realizing that they were depressed.
8. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
Research findings, clinical experience, and family accounts provide substantial evidence that bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, can occur in children and adolescents.
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