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This publications provides both technical and practical information regarding depression. Types, causes, diagnosis and treatment of depression are discussed, as well as personal accounts of the effects depression can have on people’s lives. Resources for further information and assistance are included, as well as information for friends and families of depressed individuals.

Publication Date:

Nov 1999


By Strock, Margaret

Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, and National Institutes of Health.

Course Objectives:

  1. to gain information on the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of depression

  2. to learn how depression impacts the lives of people with the disorder, as well as what families and friends can do to help

  3. to learn more about resources for further information and assistance regarding depression and related illnesses

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Course Number: 100180
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Popularity: 876 members have taken this course