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What is diff between clinical depression and the blues?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: It's matter of
Degree. In general, major depression effects you physically as well.
So changes in sleep, appetite or energy are what we look for.

In brief: It's matter of
Degree. In general, major depression effects you physically as well.
So changes in sleep, appetite or energy are what we look for.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Clinical Depression
Clinical depression is usually severe lasting for 2 weeks or more causing emotional distress and affecting ability to perform personal, social, work responsibilities.
Mild depression may be occasional sadness during the day or week which goes away and does affect functioning much or cause significant distress.

In brief: Clinical Depression
Clinical depression is usually severe lasting for 2 weeks or more causing emotional distress and affecting ability to perform personal, social, work responsibilities.
Mild depression may be occasional sadness during the day or week which goes away and does affect functioning much or cause significant distress.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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