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The impact of cognitive symptoms

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Depression includes an array of symptoms that affect your mind and can have an impact on social situations, such as:2

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These symptoms are collectively known as the cognitive symptoms of depression.

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Easing the strain

Whether meeting new people or spending quality time with loved ones, socialising can be a real challenge with depression. However, there are some steps you can take to make things feel a little more comfortable.

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While depression has a broad and significant impact on the social lives of those affected, its burden can be extended to other aspects of daily life.

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  1. Greer TL et al. CNS Drugs 2010; 24(4): 267–284.

  2. Fehnel SE et al. CNS Spectr 2013; 25: 1–10.

  3. Conradi HJ et al. Psychol Med 2011; 41: 1165–1174.

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