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Depression is a change in the mental state of an individual. Depression causes a person to feel worthless, unmotivated, and unhappy. Depression is a disorder or in other words a mental illness. One important fact to realize about depression is that it can not be wished away. Anybody that is suffering from depression can not make a decision to get better and then it happens. If a depressive behavior goes untreated the symptoms can last anywhere from days to year. Now is the time to seek treatment. Some of the signs of Depression include the following:

  • Changes in weight and eating habits
  • Changes in sleeping habits
  • No concentration including difficulty making decisions
  • No feeling
  • Feeling of nothingness or guilt
  • Entertaining thoughts of suicide

Some of the available treatment options are as follows:

  • A wide variety of prescription medications
  • Herbal Tharapy
  • Psychotherapies
  • Setting personal realistic goals for improvement
 

You can get help by turning to the appropriate resources:

  • Community mental health center
  • Private clinics
  • Family services
  • Social agencies
  • Doctor
  • Specialist (psychiatrist, etc.)
  • State hospital

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