Your Top Questions about Depression in your 20s and 30s, Expertly Answered

Carol Landau, Ph.D., answers questions about managing your 20s and 30s without getting depressed (17 Photos)

Carol Landau Ph.D. on Mar 12, 2012 at 10:18AM

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Your Top Questions about Depression in your 20s and 30s, Expertly Answered

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You Asked: "How Can I Help My Sister, Who I Know Is Depressed, If I Live in a Different State?"

The decade after college -- from your mid-20s to your mid-30s -- can be a tough time for some women, making them extra vulnerable to depression. Leaving the structured academic life, moving to a new place, looking for work -- all these new challenges can be overwhelming. To help you navigate that decade happily, Carol Landau, Ph.D., iVillage’s healthy living expert, outlined why this decade can be tough and designed a survival guide. This generated a lot of interest, including several questions posted on our Depression Support message board, which she answers starting with this one: “How Can I Help My Sister, Who I Know Is Depressed, If I Live in a Different State?"

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