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What are the symptoms of major depression?

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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Symptoms

Symptoms may incluse: depresses or orritable mood, sleep initiation and/ or early morning waking, oversleeping, decreased appetite, weight loss, de rease in energy, motivation and interest levels.
Crying episodes, withdrawn, feelings of hoplessness, helplessness, worthlessness, amhedonia (lack of enjoyment in activities prev enjoyed), diurnal variation, suicidal thoughts, low frustration tolerance.

In brief: Symptoms

Symptoms may incluse: depresses or orritable mood, sleep initiation and/ or early morning waking, oversleeping, decreased appetite, weight loss, de rease in energy, motivation and interest levels.
Crying episodes, withdrawn, feelings of hoplessness, helplessness, worthlessness, amhedonia (lack of enjoyment in activities prev enjoyed), diurnal variation, suicidal thoughts, low frustration tolerance.
Dr. Paul Pancner
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Symptoms, Duration

In addition to the symptoms that have already been mentioned, a diagnosis of major depression requires that these symptoms be present for at least 2 weeks, that they significantly interfere with daily functioning, and that they are not more clearly explained by some other medical condition that is directly causing the symptoms.

In brief: Symptoms, Duration

In addition to the symptoms that have already been mentioned, a diagnosis of major depression requires that these symptoms be present for at least 2 weeks, that they significantly interfere with daily functioning, and that they are not more clearly explained by some other medical condition that is directly causing the symptoms.
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