What is Depression?

Clinical depression refers to a common psychiatric disorder that is characterized by a persistent lowering of mood, loss of interest in usual activities, and a diminished ability to experience pleasure. Some cases of depression are referred to as bi-polar disorder, or BPD.

What causes Depression?

Depression can come from many different sources, including, but not limited to: mental or physical trauma, grief over a loss, genetic factors, substance abuse, and general personal problems.

How is Depression treated?

Depression treatment often incorporates anti-depressant medicine and psychotherapy.

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