Am I Depressed? 8 Common Symptoms of Depression

There are multiple forms of depression. Depression is a complex mood disorder that can take on many faces. 

However, depression is an umbrella term that describes any mental health condition in which an individual suffers from low mood, hopelessness, and many other behavioral or physical changes. Depression changes the way you think, act, and feel and can impact your ability to perform even basic tasks. 

The most common types of depression include:

 1. Major Depressive Disorder:

Symptoms must be present for 2 weeks and are often intense and can feel debilitating. An individual may have good days but struggle with feeling depressed more often than not.

Written by Martin Davis