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One symptom of depression is having problems with your sleep, but depression has other symptoms. You may be depressed if you experience either of the
following symptoms most of the day, nearly every day, for at least 2 weeks:
In addition, you also experience 4 of the following symptoms most of the day, nearly every day for at least 2 weeks:
Many people experience some form of depression at some point in their
lives. Depression can range from a minor problem to a major, life-threatening
illness. Depression is almost always treatable. For many people, treatment can
mean a whole new life.
If feelings of depression are causing your sleep problems, work with
your doctor to develop a plan to decrease your depression and
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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