Imagine living with the most common and most painful mental illness (Blackman 89). You wouldn't be able to do your work or get along with anyone. This disease is depression; this paper will discuss facts about depression, signs and symptoms, different types, medication and therapy.
Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness, despair and discouragement that last over a long period of time (Salmans 171). Depression affects a person's mood, thoughts, body, and behavior (Lytle). A
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is feeling blue and down in the dumps for a long time it could be the most common mental illness, depression that is causing this horrible feeling.
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