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Wrap Up of Depression & Anxiety

May 19, 2021

Depression is a mood disorder that makes constant sadness or lack of interest. Most people feel sad or depressed, it is when there is such intense sadness including feeling hopeless & worthless that last for many days to weeks.  Depression causes people to lose pleasure from daily life and can even be serious enough to lead to suicide 

Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness.  You might feel anxious when you are faced with difficult problems, taking a test, or before making an important decision.  The fear and anxiety can cause significant problems with social interactions, school, and work.  This excessive anxiety or worry occurs most days for at least 6 months.

There are different types of depression as well as different types of anxiety disorders.  But in the end, depression & anxiety are directly related and can occur at the same time.  Both have similar treatments and there is a wide range of treatments.

If you are diagnosed with either do your research... but in the end, do what is best for you and makes you feel better.