Miriam Carey, who was killed by Capitol Hill police after a high speed chase in Washington, D.C., reportedly suffered from postpartum depression after the birth of her 1-year-old. She also suffered from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Here is a look at what this illness is.
Can the performance of a particular candidate affect supporters so deeply as to lead to actual depression? According to interviews with various mental-health experts and experts on fan behavior, the short answer is yes.