Disorders and Treatment
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May marks Mental Health Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness of mental health disorders including depression.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about 25 million Americans suffer from depression each year.
If you think that you or someone you know may be suffering from depression, it is important to understand some of the warning signs so that medical treatment can be sought if necessary.
Depression is a mood state that goes well beyond feeling sad or "blue." It is a life-long mental illness that can affect the thoughts, feelings, behavior, mood and physical health of suffers.
While symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, the following are some key signs and symptoms to be aware of:
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness
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