Life Stages & Depression

Depression can affect people of all ages and life stages. Learn more about depression in childhood, depression in the elderly, and symptoms of depression in women.

Depression: huge gender gap by age 12

A study found that depression affects significantly more women than men and that the gender difference appears two to three years earlier than previously thought.

Depression in childhood

Reluctance to attend school and excessive clinging to parents may be symptoms of depression.

Can depression hit at any age?

Depression is mainly a condition that affects working adults, right? Research suggests something completely different . . .

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Michael Simpson has been a senior psychiatric academic, researcher, and Professor in several countries, having worked at London University in the UK; McMaster University in Canada; Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.; and the University of Natal in South Africa.

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