identifying depression

Melancholic depression and non-melancholic depression: where do these fit into the depression landscape?

Depression Diagnosis

When I began my research into causes, classifications and cures for depression, I came across the categorization of ‘melancholic’ and ‘non-melancholic’ depression. At first, I didn’t really understand how these fitted into the other definitions of depression I had seen. Now, I realise that that was not surprising, since this categorisation represents something of a […]

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Depression Definition – What is the definition of depression?

Depression Diagnosis

Because of the nature of depression, definition of the illness is not at all straightforward. Firstly, there are several different types of depression that are clinically recognized as distinct conditions. Secondly, the term is often used quite loosely in every-day life. Consequently, it is not at all simple to state an all-encompassing definition of depression […]

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Different types of depression

Depression Diagnosis

Understanding the different types of depression is helpful in enabling you to see whether you or your loved one might be suffering from a recognized depressive illness. If you think that you might be, then that can signal that you may need to seek some professional help. Of course, it’s normal to get the blues […]

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