|5614||DEPRESSION (PBS)||DEPRESSION (PBS)||1988||color||54 min||vhs|| (Mind, The series, Part 6)
Depression is a disease that affects an estimated ten million Americans or roughly eight percent of the U.S. population. Follows the lives of a number of people who suffer from depression or manic-depressive illness. Individuals present their dramatic stories of the pain of depression. The very serious risk of suicide in the chronically depressed person is discussed. Researchers try to separate normal mood variation from serious or chronic symptoms and offer their explanations of the origins of depression.