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How do I know if I have depression?

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Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Common

Symptoms of depression are sadness, fatigue, low drive, isolation, avoidance of others, poor appetite, poor sleep, irritability etc.
If you have any or most of these symptoms see a doctor for a full diagnosis and begin some treatment plan.

In brief: Common

Symptoms of depression are sadness, fatigue, low drive, isolation, avoidance of others, poor appetite, poor sleep, irritability etc.
If you have any or most of these symptoms see a doctor for a full diagnosis and begin some treatment plan.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Possible signs...

There are many signs that may suggest depression, such as: feelings of sadness or hopelessness, angry outbursts or irritability, loss of interest in normal activities, sleep disturbances, tiredness or a lack of energy, either weight gain or weight loss due to appetite changes, anxiety or restlessness, slowed thinking, feeling worthless, etc.
.. Seeing one's primary care doctor is a good start.

In brief: Possible signs...

There are many signs that may suggest depression, such as: feelings of sadness or hopelessness, angry outbursts or irritability, loss of interest in normal activities, sleep disturbances, tiredness or a lack of energy, either weight gain or weight loss due to appetite changes, anxiety or restlessness, slowed thinking, feeling worthless, etc.
.. Seeing one's primary care doctor is a good start.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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