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What is Depression?
 

Depression is much more than simple unhappiness. Clinical depression, sometimes called major depression, is a complex mood disorder caused by various factors, including genetic predisposition, personality, stress and brain chemistry. While it can suddenly go into remission, depression is not something that people can “get over” by their own effort.

Learn more about the signs and symptoms of depression >

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Care & Treatment from CAMH

The Mood and Anxiety Service provides services for clients with major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

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Jane's Story

Learn how leading innovations in brain stimulation treatments from CAMH's Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain  Intervention helped Jane regain hope.

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Cundill Centre

CAMH’s Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression focuses on developing best practices for the screening, prevention and treatment of child and youth depression, revolutionizing research, care and knowledge exchange.

Learn more about the Cundill Centre at CAMH


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New Research

Learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), including signs and symptoms, and find out how you can combat its effects.

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Depression 101

Learn more about Depression with this interactive learning module from CAMH. 

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Ask Dr. Goldbloom about Depression

Dr. David Goldbloom, CAMH Senior Medical Advisor, talks about depression --its symptoms and treatments-- in a new video.

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