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What is depression?
Signs and symptoms of depression

10 common symptoms of depression:

Is it depression or bipolar disorder?
Depression and suicide riskession in menDepression in women
Women are more likely to experience depression symptoms such as pronounced feelings of guilt, excessive sleeping, overeating, and weight gain. Depression in women is also impacted by hormonal factors during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. In fact, postpartum depression affects up to 1 in 7 women experience depression following childbirth.

Depression in teens

Depression in older adults

Older adults tend to complain more about the physical rather than the emotional signs and symptoms of depression: things like fatigue, unexplained aches and pains, and memory problems. They may also neglect their personal appearance and stop taking critical medications for their health.

Types of depression
Mild and moderate depression

Mild and moderate depression are the most common types of depression. More than simply feeling blue, the symptoms of mild depression can interfere with your daily life, robbing you of joy and motivation. Those symptoms become amplified in moderate depression and can lead to a decline in confidence and self-esteem.

Recurrent, mild depression (dysthymia)
Depression causes and risk factors
What you can do to feel better
To cope with depression

When to seek professional help
 
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Just like with the anxiety one, people have to realize they don't have to have ALL of the symptoms to still be suffering. Mental health issues are never going to be the same as we are individuals, with differing pasts, outlooks, support, etc.
 

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I deal with this every day.
[Talk Mental Health.com] What Is Depression?
 
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