- Q In what ways is depression similar to a physical health problem?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineHere's a simple medical truth: When you have a broken leg, you can't run. No matter how hard you try, you're just not going to be able to do it. That's how your body works sometimes; it shuts down so you physically can't perform certain tasks. It's... Full Answer
- Q Can depression be helpful?
Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PsychologyDepression is meant to stop you in your tracks. It is your signal that something is wrong and needs to be healed. The main symptoms of depression -- insomnia or hypersomnia, fatigue and loss of energy, and feelings of worthlessness -- are in the... Full Answer