Clinical Depression

Defining depression is not an easy task. Depression can be described as a mental state in which a person can suffer from melancholy, despair and intense sadness. Clinical depression or MDD (major depressive disorder) is a condition in which a person’s day to day functioning and social life is disrupted because of depression. It is normal for people to feel depressed sometimes, however a continuous state of depression poses a serious health concern. Statistically speaking, 7-18% of the population experiences clinical depression at least once before the age of 40. The WHO (World Health Organisation) has calculated that clinical...

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