Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD
Dr. Roxanne Dryden-Edwards is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist. She is a former Chair of the Committee on Developmental Disabilities for the American Psychiatric Association, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and Medical Director of the National Center for Children and Families in Bethesda, Maryland.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- Depression facts
- What is a depressive disorder?
- What are myths about depression?
- What are the types of depression, and what are depression symptoms and signs?
- Depression symptoms and signs in men
- Depression symptoms and signs in women
- Depression symptoms and signs in teenagers
- Depression symptoms and signs in children
- What are the causes and risk factors for depression?
- Postpartum depression
- How is depression diagnosed?
- What treatments are available for depression?
- What is the general approach to treating depression?
- What about sexual dysfunction related to antidepressants?
- What about discontinuing antidepressants?
- What are complications of depression?
- What is the prognosis for depression?
- How can depression be prevented?
- What about self-help and home remedies for depression?
- How can someone help a person who is depressed?
- Where can one seek help for depression?
- What is in the future for depression?
- Where can people find more information about depression?
- Depression FAQs
- Find a local Psychiatrist in your town
Where can people find more information about depression?
For further information about depression, please visit the following sites:
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
APA: Women and Depression (American Psychological Association)
For additional information, you can write or call the following organizations:
D/ART/Public Inquiries; National Institute of Mental Health
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
National Foundation for Depressive Illness
20 Charles Street
New York, NY 10014
National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association
730 N. Franklin, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60601
National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
2101 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
HelpLine: 800-950-NAMI 
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (NARSAD)
60 Cutter Mill Road, Suite 404
Great Neck, NY 11021 USA
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Surgeon General's Report on Mental Illness
To receive a copy of this report, write or call:
Pueblo, Co 81009
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for the Depression Awareness, Recognition, and Treatment (DART) program furnished a portion of the foregoing information.
Medically reviewed by Marina Katz, MD; American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
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