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My daughter has developed depression. What is it exactly?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Depression
Is a mood disorder involving feelings of depression, loss of interest in usually pleasurable activities, trouble with sleep, appetite and energy and sometimes the development of suicidal ideation.
It also interferes with the person's ability to function in school/work and in relationships. The best news is that there is help out there!

In brief: Depression
Is a mood disorder involving feelings of depression, loss of interest in usually pleasurable activities, trouble with sleep, appetite and energy and sometimes the development of suicidal ideation.
It also interferes with the person's ability to function in school/work and in relationships. The best news is that there is help out there!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Competent evaluation
''depression'' is psychiatric analogue to ''fever'' .
A competent evaluation should answer 3 concerns : underlying cause(s), ideal or ''custom fitted'' treatment and what constraints reality imposes, such as cost, flexibility of work/school schedule, psychological strengths weighed against underlying difficulty. Depression ranges from needing immediate attention-suicidality to quite treatable.Can'.

In brief: Competent evaluation
''depression'' is psychiatric analogue to ''fever'' .
A competent evaluation should answer 3 concerns : underlying cause(s), ideal or ''custom fitted'' treatment and what constraints reality imposes, such as cost, flexibility of work/school schedule, psychological strengths weighed against underlying difficulty. Depression ranges from needing immediate attention-suicidality to quite treatable.Can'.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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