Depression Myths and Facts

  • Which of these may be a symptom of depression?

  • Depression is a state of mind – if you try hard enough, you can snap out of it.

  • If a friend or loved one talks about suicide, what should you do?

  • Depression is more common in women.

  • People who are depressed tend to:

  • Children don't get depressed.

  • Men may spend more time at work when they are depressed.

  • Which types of talk therapy are effective in treating depression?

  • Depression can make the symptoms of other illnesses seem worse.

  • Which of the following is true of antidepressant medicines?

  • Depression is very difficult to treat.