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Hi i suffer from depression and have a general low mood. Is this normal from Ruth?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics

In brief: Depression

Low, depressed mood or loss of pleasure in daily activities is normally found as part of depression.
However, being depressed is not really consired normal. Depression can be lifelong or periodic, but both can (and should be) treated by a mental health professional.

In brief: Depression

Low, depressed mood or loss of pleasure in daily activities is normally found as part of depression.
However, being depressed is not really consired normal. Depression can be lifelong or periodic, but both can (and should be) treated by a mental health professional.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Please see your doc

to rule out any hormonal imbalances or other medical conditions.
Then see a mental health professional for treatment. Courses of action include cognitive therapy and mindfulness meditation. Peace and good health. Books by David Burns, MD, can be helpful.

In brief: Please see your doc

to rule out any hormonal imbalances or other medical conditions.
Then see a mental health professional for treatment. Courses of action include cognitive therapy and mindfulness meditation. Peace and good health. Books by David Burns, MD, can be helpful.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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