Major depressive disorder is more commonly referred to as clinical depression. It is characterized by “low” or depressed mood & low self-esteem. Major depressive disorder can be brought on suddenly, for example, by the sudden loss of a loved one or job, or may appear with no external cause at all.
The symptoms of major depressive disorder include:
Inability to be happy or experience anything that makes one happy Feelings of self-doubt, worthlessness, hopeless or regret In some cases, delusions can be present Lack of interest in everything Suicidal thoughts
Because those with major depressive disorder are at risk for suicide, it is important to seek help right away. Treatments for this disorder include
psychotherapy, light therapy and pharmacology. The best treatments will be decided upon after an assessment has been completed. Please call one of Insight Psychological’s six locations today.
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