8 types of depression you should know

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Depression is the most commonly diagnosed mental health condition.

It is a low mood and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed.

Depression can last for weeks, months or even years and often interferes with a person’s daily life, making it hard to cope.

The signs of depression are often hard to spot. But, did you know that the term “depression” can refer to multiple different diagnoses?

There are different types of depressive disorders.

Symptoms can range from relatively minor (but still disabling) through to very severe, so it’s helpful to be aware of the range of conditions and their specific symptoms.

Major depressive disorder, persistent depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, seasonal affective disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, atypical depression, and psychotic depression are some of the few that this video will discuss.

The video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.

Please seek out a professional if you need help.

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