Depression Symptoms And Symptoms Of Depression

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Depression is something that nobody in the universe would want. Depression kills. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder causing a persistent feeling of sadness and lost of interest. ("Depression Symptoms and Warning Signs." Depression Symptoms & Warning Signs: How to Recognize Depression Symptoms and Get Effective Help. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Mar. 2016.) Some symptoms you can get while having depression includes feeling hopeless and helpless, you lose interest in friends, activities, etc. Also you can be tired all the time and sometimes you can’t even sleep and your appetite could potentially change. A person with depression usually can’t concentrate on anything. If they are a teen they show bad performance in school. They have…show more content…
Although the symptoms are not as strong. (1) Bipolar disorder- Also known as manic depression. It is characterized by cycling mood changes. Manic episodes can include impulsive behavior, hyperactivity, rapid speech and little to no sleep. Antidepressants can make bipolar depression even worse. (1) If a person has depression and they ask themselves “What can I do to help myself?” Well first off, you can set realistic goals for yourself and not take on too many tasks at once. You can try to be with others and confide with someone. Also you can exercise to keep your mind off things and participate in activities you enjoy. Let your family and friends help you and do not make any big decisions until your depression has gotten better. And finally, remember that feeling better takes time. (Facts about DEPRESSION." Facts about DEPRESSION. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.) Some other things you could possibly do to help would be to make new friends, join organizations that offer programs for young people or ask a grown up for help. ("Depression In Teens." Mental Health America. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.) There are many different forms of treatments you could try. You could try therapy, such as psychotherapy, cognitive-behavior therapy and interpersonal therapy. Also medication would be good too. (2) For someone who does not have depression and knows someone who does, they should try to help them. You never know what is going through

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