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Article from healthtalk.org

People living with depression often feel more than just sad all the time. Depression is a condition which is made up of a number of different symptoms, including a lack of motivation, not being able to concentrate and problems with memory.1 Because the symptoms of depression are so diverse, lots of people experience depression in different ways.

The following article from HealthTalk explains how depression affects everybody differently, with videos of first hand stories of depression from a range of people.

I no longer had the concentration to read the book, a four year old’s story book and I couldn’t read it out loud

To read the article and hear from a range of people experiencing depression, click here

References
  1. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – Fifth Edition (DSM-5). 2013.

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