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How can major depression affect my interests in life?
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Dr. Wil Ausborn
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Lower motivation
Symptoms of major depression often include sadness, withdrawal, difficulty concentrating, appetite/weight changes, fatigue, low energy, hopelessness, guilt feelings, and sleep difficulty.
Depression can also distort the way events are perceived, resulting in negative self-perceptions and loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities.

In brief: Lower motivation
Symptoms of major depression often include sadness, withdrawal, difficulty concentrating, appetite/weight changes, fatigue, low energy, hopelessness, guilt feelings, and sleep difficulty.
Depression can also distort the way events are perceived, resulting in negative self-perceptions and loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities.
Dr. Wil Ausborn
Dr. Wil Ausborn
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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
One of the more common symptoms of depression is a loss of interest in usual activities.
Often it is associated with a lack of satisfaction or pleasure from activities. These symptoms are temporary. They go away with recovery from depression.

In brief: Yes
One of the more common symptoms of depression is a loss of interest in usual activities.
Often it is associated with a lack of satisfaction or pleasure from activities. These symptoms are temporary. They go away with recovery from depression.
Dr. Samuel Miles
Dr. Samuel Miles
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depression
Anhedonia, anergia and lack of motivation or interests, depending on how severe the depression is.

In brief: Depression
Anhedonia, anergia and lack of motivation or interests, depending on how severe the depression is.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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