Depression may be indicated when a person feels extremely sad most of the time, nearly every day during at least a 2 week period. A depressed mood may be observed by others or expressed by the individual. In children and teens, depression also may present as an irritability.
This interactive tool can help you determine if you should see a mental health professional.
Depression becomes more prevalent each year in the United States. Learn more and reduce your risk.
There are many different faces of depression - symptoms range from sadness to fatigue.