Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities.
Causes : It's not known exactly what causes depression. As with many mental disorders, a variety of factors may be involved, such as:
● Bipogical differences.
● Brain chemistry.
● Inherited traits
● Stressful events.
● Illness etc.
Symptoms : feeling of sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, changes in mood, changes in body weight, changes in sleep, changes in appetite, loss of interest in most activities, thoughts of suicide and many more.
1) Is it possible to self-diagnose depression?
2) What is clinical depression?
3) What are some symptoms of depression?