By Aaron C TB 2

What is Depression?

Depression is a strong mood envolving sadness, discouragement, despair, or hopelessness that lasts for weeks, months, or even longer.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Negative thinking
  • Negative feelings and mood
  • Low energy and motivation
  • Concentration
  • Social withdrawing

How does it Affect someone?

A person becomes more argumentative, very disagreeable, they become angry, and sad. Some examples on how it could affect someone now are, grades dropping, loss of friends, and skipping school.

Other Names or Forms

There are no other names or forms

How is it Diagnosed?

  • Doctor
  • Psychiatrist
  • psychologist
  • Or other therapist

How is it treated?

  • Giving attention and care
  • Getting therapy
  • Getting support from family and friends
  • talking to a counciler

Interesting Fact

Depressed people try to deal with their feelings and try to get past them very slowly with little time and little care