Depression

Depression 2019-02-20T20:05:02+00:00

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, tendencies, feelings, and sense of well-being.  A depressed mood is a normal temporary reaction to life events such as loss of a loved one.  It is also a symptom of some physical diseases and a side effect of some drugs and medical treatments.  Depressed mood is also a symptom of some mood disorders such as major depressive disorder or dysthymia.