Depression

About- Depression also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression is a common and serious mental illness characterized by a persistently depressed mood and loss of interest in activities.

Symptoms-
 Agitation
 Anxiety
 Appetite changes
 Difficulty thinking, concentrating or in making decisions
 Emptiness
 Feeling worthless or guilty
 Hopelessness
 Loss of energy or increased fatigue
 Loss of interest in activities
 Restlessness
 Sadness
 Sleeping problem
 Suicidal thought
 Tearfulness
 Weight loss or gain
 
Causes-
The exact causes of Depression are not fully understood. It may be due to a complex combination of factors, which include
 Changes in the body's hormonal balance 
 Environmental
 Genetics
 Psychological and social (psychosocial)

Specialists to visit
 Clinical Psychologist

 Psychiatrist

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References-
https://www.psychiatry.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nimh.nih.gov
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk

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