by Andie R

What is depression?

Depression is more than feeling sad or blue, it's a constant and strong mood involving hopelessness. It lasts more than a day, more than a week, and could last for months or years.

Signs or symptoms of depression:

-Negative thinking

-Negative moods

-Low energy and motivation

-Social withdrawing


How does depression effect someone?

Depression can effect relationships and behaviors. A person with depression might be harming themselves, have eating disorders like bulimia or anorexia. They might have physical or mental aches and pains.

How is depression diagnosed?

It can be inherited from family or living in a too difficult social environment such as school, bullying, peer pressure and abuse.

How is depression treated?


-Special medication