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What are symptoms of depression!

What are symptoms of depression!

Depressive sx's may: include low mood, irritability, anger, ^ or v sleep, change in appetite, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, v energy, v self-esteem, feelings of guilt. V motivation, absence of joy,v concentration, v memory & suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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What are symptoms for depression?

What are symptoms for depression?

Depressive symptoms: Symptoms of depression can include: feeling sad, irritable or angry. There can be a decrease in sex drive. Energy level & motivation levels may drop. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep may increase or decrease. Weight can change in relation to increase or decrease in appetite. Concentration or memory may decline. There can be an absence of joy as well as >>>. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of depression?

What are the symptoms of depression?

Feeling Good: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you. ...Read more

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What the signs or symptoms of depression?

What the signs or symptoms of depression?

Signs and symptoms : Of depression : feeling down , lack of interest , decreased or increased sleep, increased guilt feeling , decreased concentration, , increased or decreased appetite, psychomotor agitation or retardation, suicidal or homocidal ideation. ...Read more

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What are symptoms and signs of depression?

What are symptoms and signs of depression?

Lasting and intense: Period of two weeks where one experiences depressed mood or loss of interest and at least 5 of the following: disturbances in sleep (excessive or insomnia), apathy, withdrawal, isolation, hopelessness, thoughts of death or suicide, lack of energy, impaired concentration, lethargy. Treated best with psychotherapy in combination with antidepressants. ...Read more

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What are the causes, symptoms of depression?

What are the causes, symptoms of depression?

Causes and symptoms: Depression can result from stressors, chronic stress, substances, genetics, among other things. Major depressive episode consists of 4 of the following symptoms lasting greater than two weeks: depressed mood, changes in sleep, lower energy, poor concentration, changes in appetite, feelings of too much guilt, inability to enjoy, moving slower or too fast, racing thoughts, and suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of teenage depression?

What are the symptoms of teenage depression?

Here are some : Teens can be excessively irritable when depressed. Some other symptoms of depression can include loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, weight loss or weight gain, sleep disturbance, fatigue, very sad mood, feelings of hopelessness, thoughts about death and even suicidal thoughts. If your teen is experiencing any of these, please meet with a psychologist or psychiatrist right away. ...Read more

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What are the first signs, symptoms of depression?

What are the first signs, symptoms of depression?

Depressed mood: Depressed mood or inability to feel pleasure in things are the more prominent signs of a major depressive episode. Other symptoms include changes in sleep, changes in appetite, poor concentration, low energy, feelings of excessive guilt, moving too slow or too fast, and suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of depression in teenagers?

What are the symptoms of depression in teenagers?

Lasting negativity: Symptoms of depression in teenagers include sadness, hopelessness, irritability, extreme sensitivity to criticism and fatigue. For these symptoms to qualify as depression and more than just a passing mood, parents should pay attention to how long they last. Episodes lasting for more than two weeks could possibly be depression. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the signs/symptoms of depressions in teenagers?

Can you tell me the signs/symptoms of depressions in teenagers?

Teen depression: Is harder to diagnose than depression in adults. All teens have some moodiness and rapid mood swings which can be similar to depression. If you are concerned about a teenager you know consider speaking with a psychologist about your concerns and possibly set up an evaluation for the teen. If a teen is extremely isolated and lacking interest in life ( possibly suicidal) get help asap. ...Read more

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Plz tell me symptoms of depression?

Plz tell me symptoms of depression?

There are many: Including sleep, appetite and/or energy changes, feeling hopeless, helpless or suicidal, loosing interest in previously pleasurable activities, feelings of worthlessness or excessive or inappropriate guilt, trouble concentrating, recurrent thoughts of death, etc. If you are questioning if you are depressed, why not make an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area? You have nothing to loose. ...Read more

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What symptoms does depression cause?

What symptoms does depression cause?

Several: Mood is sad and mostly non responsive to environmental changes, for more than 2 weeks. Sleep changes (either too much or not enough); loss of interest in usual activities; inordinate guilt; lack of energy; difficulty with thinking & concentrating; changes in appetite & weight (usually reduced, but can be increased); agitation or lethargy; suicidal preoccupations and/or plans. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of depression?

What are some symptoms of depression?

Depression symptoms: Depression symptoms usually include feeling sad or having a lack of feelings as well as a combination of some of the following: change in sleep, guilty thoughts, low energy, low concentration, change in appetite, physical slowing or heaviness, thoughts about death, anxiety, difficulty functioning.If you are having any of these symptoms, call your primary care md/provider for evaluation ; treatment. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in depression?

What symptoms are common in depression?

Symptoms: Symptoms of depression can include: feeling sad, irritable or angry. There can be a decrease in sex drive. Energy level & motivation levels may drop. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep may increase or decrease. Weight can change in relation to increase or decrease in appetite. Concentration or memory may decline. There can be an absence of joy as well as >>. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of depression?

What are the main symptoms of depression?

Symptoms: Include depressed mood most of the day and nearly every day, diminished interest or pleasure in normally pleasurable activities, changes in sleep, appetite and energy, agitation, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, trouble concentrating and recurrent thoughts of death and/or suicide. ...Read more

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I wanna know the symptoms of depression?

Depression: Symptoms of depression can include: feeling sad, irritable or angry. There can be a decrease in sex drive. Energy level & motivation levels may drop. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep may increase or decrease. Weight can change in relation to increase or decrease in appetite. Concentration or memory may decline. There can be an absence of joy as well as >>. ...Read more

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How can we detect symptoms of depression?

How can we detect symptoms of depression?

Withdrawal: Depressed people usually fixate or center themselves on intense negativity (depending on the severity of their depression), and tend to gravitate away from friends and family (who may have far more of a positive attitude). Or else, being family and friends, they may be able to see the depression. Clinical, or non-clinical depression, can eventually lead to the entertainment of sucidal thoughts. ...Read more

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How can I relieve symptoms of depression?

Depends: Depends on cause. Exercise is helpful, having more friends, eating and sleeping right. Make sure thyroid is not the issue. ...Read more

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What are the physical symptoms of depression?

What are the physical symptoms of depression?

Physical symptoms: Include sleep disturbance, either oversleeping or insomnia, appetite disturbance, either overeating or anorexia, and energy disturbance, either low energy or agitation. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in child depression?

Many symptoms: Many symptoms are not unlike those of adults, but often you will see more physical complaints, anger or what psychologists call depressive equivalents. See this for some suggestions: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/identifyingchildhoodadolescentdepression.Asp. ...Read more