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Clinical Depression

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Clinical Depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for weeks or longer. Clinical depression results from interactions between brain chemicals and hormones that influence a person's energy level, feelings, sleeping and eating habits, these chemical interactions are linked to many causes such as, a person's family history of illness, biochemical and psychological make-up, prolonged stress, and traumatic life crisis such as death of a loved one, job loss, or divorce (Clinical Depression).

Clinical depression is a serious medical condition. It is not a case of "the blues", or being sad sometimes. Clinical depression is sadness that never goes away for those who have it. Sometimes it can be treated, and sometimes it is just something that will never be solved. Other symptoms of Clinical Depression may include, having self hate, feeling sad, anxious, or having “empty”feelings. Feelings of hopelessness,guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness. Loss of interest in activities or hobbies once pleasurable, angry, fatigue and decreased energy (Clinical Depression). Also difficulty concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions, Insomnia, early-morning wakefulness, or excessive sleeping, overeating, or appetite loss, and lastly thoughts of suicide (Clinical Depression).

Some people have never encountered someone with Clinical Depression so they don't know what to expect and when to expect it. An example of someone that may have Clinical Depression is Victor and the creature he created in Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. If you have read this book, you should know about how the creature was created, and why he was so angry. You should also know why Victor wa...

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...erious when having to do with suicidal thoughts, depression carries a high risk for suicide. Be aware of depression around your family and yourself as well, if anyone has any symptoms related to depression you should make an appointment to see a psychologist.

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