Ask: How do I know whether I have depression or just the “blues”?
Ask: What causes depression?
Ask: Could my depression be caused by another medical condition?
Ask: If I have depression once, what should I expect for the future? Will I get it again?
Ask: Do I need to take medication to treat my depression, or can I be treated with counseling
or psychotherapy alone?
Ask: What are the side effects of medication for treating my depression?
Ask: If I take medication for depression, how long will it take for me to feel better?
Ask: How long should I continue to take my medication for depression?
Ask: What should I do if I am having thoughts of wanting to hurt myself?
Ask: Where can I find out more information in order to learn about depression and how it