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What are the symptoms of depression? How do you know whether a person is under depression and needs a consultation?
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Dr. Naveen Jayaram
Psychiatrist 8 yrs exp Bangalore
hi, sad feeling, lack of interest in activities, decreased / increased sleep, ideas of hopelessness, worthlessness, suicidal ideas, decreased appetite, decreased concentration , low energy levels these symptoms should be present for at least 2 weeks to call it as depression. However each individual can have different set of symptoms. Severity of symptoms varies. It can be mild, moderate, or severe.
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