Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder it causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working to be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. Information supplied on the depression forums should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for medical advice from a health professional or doctor df © is an acronym for depressionforumsorg df © does not endorse any product advertised on depression forums incorporated. The depression forums tos and faq general, system and contact information we will also post system announcements here when necessary please do not post questions in regard to medication or depression issues here please post those questions in their appropriate areas. Depression and desire: a discussion guide by to write love on her arms desire was the theme for tedx malibu our founder jamie tworkowski was invited to speak, and he used the opportunity to tie in the realities of depression, the desire for recovery, and finding the courage to dream again.
Depressionforumsorg is a forum for open peer discussion of depressive illnesses and treatment options their mission is to create an atmosphere that is both supportive and informative for their members, in order to provide a caring environment for members to talk to their peers about their depression, anxiety, mood disorders, medications, therapy and recovery.
Teacher's edition for the great depression with discussion & essay questions designed by master teachers and experts who have taught the great depression. Episodes of major depression can last for six months or more to be diagnosed with major depression, a person must have several of the symptoms noted in question 3 link on most days for at least two weeks people with major depression may have just one episode of the illness, but more often the symptoms return several times during their lifetime. Psychological assessment for depression i've had anxiety and depression for years can't even get out of the bed can't even get out of the bed sometimes feel alone and isolated. Everybody at one point or another will feel sadness as a normal reaction to loss, grief, or injured self-esteem, but clinical depression, called major depressive disorder or major depression by doctors, is a serious medical illness that needs professional diagnosis and treatment.
Society has reached a point at which depression is widely accepted according to the mayo clinic, antidepressants are the second-most commonly prescribed drugs in the country, taken by up to 25 percent of the population with this many people in the same proverbial boat, depression is becoming easier to discuss publicly. Depression forums are not a suicide/crisis intervention center if you are in imminent danger of hurting yourself, we urge you to refer to the first section of these forums now you must get immediate professional help which we cannot provide.