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Q. What are some electronic resources on the internet related to depression?

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* News groups:


* Internet Health Resources is an extensive listing of medical resources available over the internet.

cd pub/hmatrix

get file medlst03.txt or

* An FTP site at Temple University containing articles related to depression



* ThisIsCrazy is an electronic action and information letter for people who experience moods swings, fright, voices, and visions (People Who). To subscribe, send a message to with this command in the body of the message: subscribe ThisIsCrazy-L

* 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 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.)

There is an anonymous FTP site at in ~/pub/walkers, that includes a technical FAQ.

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