Depression is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, changes in appetite or sleep patterns, low energy, difficulty concentrating, and sometimes thoughts of self-harm or suicide. Depression isn’t the same as just being sad. It’s normal to feel down or unmotivated at times, but depression is more constant. It’s a serious mood disorder that can negatively impact your health and quality of life, as well as those closest to you. There are different types of mental health issues where depression is experienced. Some include Postpartum Depression (PPD), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Bipolar Disorder (BPD).
Remember, there is always hope.
can affect a person’s mood, thoughts, and daily functioning.
We will also explore and, if warranted, work on improving interpersonal relationships. This can be accomplished through enhancing communication skills and resolving conflict to establish healthier connections with people in your life.
Major Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses.
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