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depression symptoms

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Her kind act helped make a woman suffering from depression feel beautiful.
It wasn't until I attended college that I realized depression wasn't just being sad all the time. As I began to realize and track my symptoms, I learned that my most intense symptom is lack of motivation. When my depression hits, there's no such thing as motivation anymore. It's instant, and I do not get a say. My class attendance drops, homework will sit undone for days, and deadlines will be missed.
Depression is horrible and sometimes it's deadly. Data from the World Health Organization demonstrates this serious public health issue. Yet depression is misunderstood by those who have never experienced it because they can't understand why depressed people don't just will themselves better.
"Why is it that when somebody has a mental illness, we try and shove it off to the side?"
Sometimes, it's important to just listen.
It follows you to work, it sits with you when you have dinner, and at the end of the night, it sleeps right next to you in
There's been a focus on clinical depression lately, especially after the death by suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams
Following the suicidal death of actor and comedian Robin Williams on Monday, many around the world have started an open dialogue
By: Beth W. Orenstein, Everyday Health Though the hallmark symptoms of depression are emotional (such as feelings of sadness