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Exploring depression
Exploring depression

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Conclusion

Use the visual summary below to reflect on your learning for this course, and on the topic of depression. What were the key issues or concepts that stood out for you?

Figure 4 Visual Summary ‘Depression’

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This graphic illustration brings together many of the key themes discussed on the topic of depression in this course. Use the summary to reflect on your learning for this topic.

In the third and final course in this series, we will consider the overlap between anxiety and depression, take a look at a controversial treatment for depression, and leave you with some final thoughts and questions which you may wish to explore beyond this course, around the contemporary topics of diagnosis, causes and interventions for these conditions. To find out more about this series on OpenLearn, take a look at our Introduction to mental health science article page.