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Depression is a serious problem for men and women, young and old alike. It is a general term used to describe a range of feelings and emotions: a sense of unease, unhappiness, apathy, exhaustion or malaise, and in various combinations and varying degrees. Depression, once diagnosed as such, is also a clinical term referring to a mood disorder, especially those classified as "clinical depression", which may include bipolar aspects and / or other mood disturbances. Information resources contained on this page are meant to help patients and families explore various forms of depression as well as its current treatments. See the Depression in women pathfinder for more information on depression.
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