What is Depression?
Chances are, you’ve heard someone say “I’m depressed today” to describe a terrible mood that lifts at the end of the day. You may also have heard someone say “I’m depressed” because they have been sad for many days for no particular reason at all. What do health care professionals mean when they say “you have depression”? In our new series of videos, we will be answering this question and many others. We aim to introduce you to various mental health issues that can interfere with your keeping up with work and everyday life.
This is the first video we have created using VideoScribe to describe some of the symptoms associated with depression, the most common mood disorder. Each individual is unique and everyone’s symptoms are different. This video is a good starting point to learn about the disorder.
If you think you may be suffering from depression, you may benefit from talking with a psychotherapist. Find one here or click on our Basic or Advanced search options from the above menu to choose from our list of mental healthcare providers.
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