Major Depressive Disorder, also called Clinical Depression, is a very common mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
Signs and Symptoms
There can be a number of contributing factors related to the cause of your depression. These typically manifest themselves in coping behaviors and reactions to how you feel. You may experience various symptoms, depending on your specific type of depression.
- Negative thinking and inability to see positive solutions to problems
- Easily Agitated
- Unable to focus
- Lashing out at loved ones
- Withdrawing from loved ones and regular activities
- Increase in sleeping
- Exhaustion and lethargy
- Suicidal thoughts
- Weight loss or gain