Depression Websites and Studies

Depression Websites and Studies


Write to:

National Institute of Mental Health

Information Resources and Inquiries Branch

6001 Executive Boulevard

Room 8184, MSC 9663

Bethesda, MD 20892-9663

Telephone: 1-301-443-4513

FAX: 1-301-443-4279

Depression brochures: 1-800-421-4211

TTY: 1-301-443-8431

FAX4U: 1-301-443-5158



National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

Colonial Place Three

2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22201

Phone: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or (703) 524-7600


A support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illness-over 1,200 state and local affiliates. Local affiliates often give guidance to finding treatment.

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

730 N. Franklin St. – #501

Chicago, IL 60610-7224

(312) 988-1150

Fax: (312) 642-7243


Purpose is to educate patients, families, and the public concerning the nature of depressive illnesses. Maintains an extensive catalog of helpful books.

National Mental Health Association (NMHA)

2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor

Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone: 1-800-969-6942 or (703) 684-7722



An association that works with 340 affilitates to promote mental health through advocacy, education, research, and services.


Depression and Acupuncture

Depression and Massage Therapy

Depression and Yoga

  • Alzheimer’s and depression. – Depression may increase susceptibility to Alzheimer’s disease. Arch Gen Psychiatry Feb. 1996
  • Rationality and depression. – It has been found that depressed individuals focus less on specific alternatives when making decisions than non-depressed individuals. Scand J Psychol, Sept. 1997
  • Treatment of depression. – This study shows evidence that depressed individuals are being seriously undertreated. JAMA Jan. 22-29 1997.

Brain and Mental Health

References and Sources: Medline, Pubmed, National Institutes of Health

last update: February 2009

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