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group of conditions associated with the elevation or lowering of a person's mood, called depression.







A group of conditions associated with the elevation or lowering of a person's mood, such as depression or bipolar disorder.






























What's Depression?

A group of conditions associated with the elevation or lowering of a person's mood, such as depression or bipolar disorder.


What's Clinical depression or Major depression?

A mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.


Possible causes include a combination of biological, psychological and social sources of distress. Increasingly, research suggests that these factors may cause changes in brain function, including altered activity of certain neural circuits in the brain.


What are Symptoms of Clinical depression or Major depression?

The persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest that characterises major depression can lead to a range of behavioural and physical symptoms.


These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behaviour or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide.

And this symptoms Requires a medical diagnosis.


Clinical depression is the more-severe form of depression, also known as major depression or major depressive disorder. It isn't the same as depression caused by a loss, such as the death of a loved one, or a medical condition, such as a thyroid disorder.





What's psychological symptoms of depression include?

~continuous low mood or sadness.

~feeling hopeless and helpless.

~having low self-esteem.

~feeling tearful.

~feeling guilt-ridden.

~feeling irritable and intolerant of others.

~having no motivation or interest in things.

~finding it difficult to make decisions.


What's section you can find information on the following possible causes of depression?

~childhood experiences.

~life events.

~other mental health problems.

~physical health problems.

~genetic inheritance.

~medication, recreational drugs and alcohol.

~sleep, diet and exercise.


Would you think clinical depression life long?

Major depressive disorder isn't something that eventually “passes.” While most people feel sad at times in their lives, major depression is when a person is in a depressed mood most of the day, nearly every day, for at least two weeks.






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