What is clinical depression? Clinical depression is a serious mental disorder that causes persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest that interfere with daily life. If you feel you relate to our video, there is help. If you’re depressed and want to talk to someone, there are people who will listen to you. Here is a link to distress helplines around the world. It’s not just for people thinking of suicide. https://goo.gl/YgMnbd
This video covers some of the causes that are thought to cause depression, DSM-V diagnostic criteria, and treatments, as well as brief reviews of related depressive disorders like postpartum depression, atypical depression, and dysthymia.
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