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What does it mean to have have clinical depression?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Clinical depression

Is more than a mood or feeling down.
It causes other symptoms as can impact function. 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.

In brief: Clinical depression

Is more than a mood or feeling down.
It causes other symptoms as can impact function. 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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