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A distinct low mood is one of the hallmarks of depression, particularly in the kind of episode called major depression. Usually, severely depressed mood is not the only symptom. People with severe depression often have additional problems with how they feel physically or mentally.

You may

- Have lost your appetite or lost weight

- Have trouble sleeping

- Have very low energy, including feeling physically slowed down or feeling tired all the time

- Have lost interest in pleasurable activities including sex

- Feel worthless or guilty

- Be unable to concentrate

- Feel indecisive

These are called vegetative or neurovegetative symptoms of depression.

Do you have some of these symptoms?



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