7 Types of Depression

We all have moments when we are down or blue. file0001711040321

What are some of the types of depression people struggle with?

Major depression—must have severe symptoms that affect your day to day life

Manic depression—mood swings that have extreme lows and highs

Adjustment disorder—severe emotional disorder to difficult or traumatic events in life

Dysthymia—more chronic form of depressions

Postpartum depression—after having a baby

Psychotic depression—psychotic episodes or symptoms; such as delusions and hallucinations

Seasonal affective disorder—changes in the seasons; decrease in exposure to sunlight; many people suffer from depression during the winter months


Which of these have you struggled with the most?

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