General Information about Depressive Disorders
Depressive disorders are more than feeling sad or blue. They impact the way one feels about oneself, other people, the future, and the world in general. Depressive disorders come in different forms and some are characterized by cycling mood changes between severe lows and highs (mania). Please click on the disorders listed to read a brief description of the symptoms specific to three of the most common types of depressive disorders. You may also find the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance website to be of help.