HEARD Alliance | Depression
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Depression

What is Depression?

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  • Persistent feelings of sadness that interfere with ability to function.
  • All people experience sadness, but medical attention may be necessary for extended periods of depression
  • The World Health Organization states approximately 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide
  • General symptoms can include:
    • Hopelessness
    • Loss of interest
    • Overeating or appetite loss
    • Fatigue
    • Guilt, worthlessness
    • Thoughts of suicide
    • Difficulty concentrating
    • Sleep disturbance
    • Headaches
  • Early professional help is greatly beneficial
  • Treatment includes psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of both
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