Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things depression. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

Who is at risk of developing depression?

Everyone feels down sometimes. But those at most risk of developing clinical depression include the following:

  • Women
  • Those who have relatives with depression
  • Someone who experienced trauma as a child
  • Someone who is experiencing a stressful major life event
  • Those who have few friends or few personal relationships
  • Women who have recently given birth (postpartum depression) or who are experiencing menopause (menopausal depression)
  • Those who have a serious illness or are taking certain medications
  • Those who abuse drugs or alcohol

Send this to a friend