What does clinical depression mean?
Clinical depression is the more-severe form of depression. It is also known as major depression or major depressive disorder.
Signs of clinical depression may include:
- Angry outbursts
- Sadness and emptiness
- Loss of interest in all normal activities
- Decreased appetite
- Lack of energy
- Difficulty concentrating
Clinical depression can affect people of all age groups, including children. But the good news is that clinical depression symptoms usually improve with psychological counseling, antidepressant medications or a combination of the two.
Keywords: clinical depression; major depressive disorder