Minor depressive disorder also known as minor depression is considered to be distinct from major depressive disorder. Failure to treat the condition can impact on health, quality of life, financial wellbeing and relationships, with far-reaching consequences.
One in five teenagers will experience clinical depression before they are adults, and while the diagnostic criteria are the same, teen symptom expression and warning signs are different. Recognizing these warning signs can be critical to getting teens the help they need.
Some individuals are more prone to depression than others and will slip into clinical depression more readily, and yet there are times and circumstances in which many people who would not otherwise be considered depressed can also develop the symptoms of clinical depression.
Pregnancy is no cake walk. While most say that it was an amazing experience, many do not look forward to being pregnant. But life post partum isn’t always as blissful as you imagine it to be during pregnancy. For many women the experience is blues, not bliss, and for some it’s even worse.
For most of us ups and downs are a part of daily life. For people suffering from histrionic personality disorder, these same “ups and downs” can become extraordinarily dramatic. Emotions are magnified and relationships often strained.