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Depression affects the body, mind, and feelings. Depression can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender.

It can be tough to recognize depression. Maybe you or someone you know has become withdrawn, sleeps a lot more than usual, or feels extremely overwhelmed. Maybe you or a friend has felt unusually sad for a long time and can’t shake the feeling. These can be signs of depression.

It’s important to deal with depression, and no one has to handle it alone. Whether it affects you or someone you know, start here to get a better understanding of how to deal and where to get help.

Reviewed by Moira Rynn, M.D.


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