Internet Resources

 Q. What are some electronic resources on the internet related to depression?
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News groups: alt.support.depression alt.support.phobias sci.psychology sci.med sci.med.psychobiology

Internet Health Resources is an extensive listing of medical resources available over the internet. ftp2.cc.ukans.edu cd pub/hmatrix get file medlst03.txt or medlst03.zip.

An FTP site at Temple University containing articles related to depression ftp 129.32.32.98 cd/pub/psych

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Pendulum is a mailing list for people diagnosed with bipolar mood disorder (manic depression) and related disorders and their supporters, and some professionals.To subscribe to pendulum, send a message to majordomo@ncar.ucar.edu containing the line subscribe pendulum.

Walkers-in-Darkness is a list for people diagnosed with various depressive disorders (unipolar, atypical, and bipolar depression, S.A.D., related disorders).The list also includes sufferers of panic attacks and Borderline Personality Disorder. Please, no researchers trying to study us, etc. (Postings are copyrighted by individual posters.)
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To subscribe to the Mailbase list psychiatry send the command SUBSCRIBE psychiatry to mailbase@uk.ac.mailbase

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides “a detailed booklet [about depression and bipolar disorder] that describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping” online in both English and Spanish.