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The Symptoms Of Depression

Dr. Ajay Nihalani 87% (105 ratings)
Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom (MRC Psych), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad  •  21 years experience
The Symptoms Of Depression

In today's day and age depression is very common and affects all age groups including children. Adults and the elderly.
Depression is more than just a bad mood. It is persistent. If you or someone close to you experiences one or more of the following symptoms for a period of two weeks or more it indicates clinical depression.

  • Persistent sadness or low mood
  • Not being able to enjoy things
  • Losing interest in life
  • Finding it harder to make decisions
  • Not coping with things that used to be easy
  • Feeling exhausted
  • Feeling restless and agitated
  • Loss of appetite and weight
  • Difficulties getting to sleep
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Thoughts of self-harm or suicide

Remember depression is common and treatable.

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