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Depression: A Closer Look At Mental Health  - Living Life Our Way
Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the world and affects 350 million people worldwide. What Are the Symptoms of Depression? There are different types of depression with various symptoms but the most common include feeling sad, hopeless, and depressed for longer than two weeks, difficulty concentrating, feeling guilty or worthless, lack of energy or extreme fatigue, change in sleep pattern (sleeping too little or too much), lack of appetite, weight loss or gain, losing interest in activities you usually enjoy, or thoughts of harming yourself. There is no definite cause of depression but there are many theories and risk factors. There are many ways to treat depression, from medical to holistic.