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Ten Symptoms of Clinical Depression

If you experience five or more of these symptoms for longer than two weeks or if the symptoms are severe enough to interfere with your usual activities, see your doctor or qualifed mental health professional. But *most* important--Talk to someone; don't isolate and turn in on yourself.
ball  A persistent sad, anxious or "empty" mood
ball  Sleeping too little or sleeping too much hangon_kitty.gif
ball Reduced appetite and weight loss or increased appetite and weight gain
ball Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed
ball  Restlessness or irritability
ball Persistent physical symptoms that don't respond to treatment
ball Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions Fatigue or loss of energy
ball Feeling guilty, hopeless or worthless
ball Thoughts of death or suicide

There is no redeeming value to being in this state -- the outcome can be deadly -- psychiatric intervention is mandatory. Get help immediately!



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