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Depression

Spot the signs and find out where to get help

Depression

Depression is a serious mental health condition that can affect your life in a variety of ways. Spot the signs and find out where to get help.

In simple terms, depression is often described as being persistently sad for weeks or months at a time. However, it is much more complex than this. Research conducted by the Mental Health Foundation (2001) found that more than one in ten university students suffer from clinical depression. 

Depression affects different people in different ways with a huge variety of symptoms. At its mildest, depression will make one feel low all the time and at its most severe, it can make a sufferer feel suicidal. Depression can be difficult to manage alone. If you think you are suffering from depression, seek help and support from your GP. 

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