You may have depression if you have a persistent sad or "empty" mood, or if you find it difficult to concentrate or make decisions.
Mood disorders refer to a category of mental health problems that include all types of depression and bipolar disorder. Mood disorders are sometimes called affective disorders.
People with more visceral fat or an apple-shaped body—two factors associated with the metabolic syndrome—are more likely to have depression.
Deciding when and how to stop taking several popular antidepressants is something you should always discuss with your health care provider.