Living in a wealthy, developed nation may not make you happier, with a study finding that antidepressant use has surged across the rich world.
Despite causing the crash, the high priests of economics have never faced retribution and the same flawed theories are still taught in universities.
A renowned academic is adamant that austerity and deficit reduction will not aid a recovery.
Suicides among teenagers are on the rise, but parents can be taught to spot the warning signs.
Rhyme, rhythm and wit are making life bearable for a group of depression sufferers, writes Pete Cashmore.
Depression is a caustic mixture of physiological symptoms, negative thought patterns and maladaptive behaviours.
Sitting in front of a computer or TV late into the night or leaving it on when you fall asleep could increase your chances of becoming depressed.
Schools need to put measures in place to effectively deal with trauma among its staff and learners.
Balancing your needs and available resources will help you to cope with life's demands and stress.
Valdoxane is touted as the best drug yet to fight mood disorders -- and it has hit South African shores.
For people with Parkinson's disease depression is common and disabling.
Depression can develop after the diagnosis of a long-term illness, making patients feel hopeless.
Depression can develop after the diagnosis of a long-term illness making patients feel hopeless.
Postnatal depression is rampant where there is poverty as a result of isolation. The solution, experts say, is a return to community life.
Having experienced depression, the writer feared motherhood would make the condition worse. But, for her, family life has had the opposite effect.
Online scammers' pathological need for sympathy taps into a global pool of goodwill.
On paper, things looked good for Mark Rice-Oxley: wife, children, fulfilling job.
Which is why social connectedness forms one-sixth of his lifestyle-based cure for depression.
Meditation apparently works wonders for anger, anxiety and depression. But could it rid Tanya Gold of her Incredible Hulk-like rages?
Some 16,5% of South Africans suffer from common mental disorders like depression and anxiety, the SA Depression and Anxiety Group said on Monday.