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    Depression is a silent killer, if we allowes, it may kill us,so we must avoiding depression in our life, i accept these words alsoDepression has been called "the common cold of mental health." We all know that everybody feels down or pessimistic from time to time. That's normal.Many people wonder, "When does feeling down cross the line into depression?" That's a tough question, because it's not always an either-or kind of thing. In considering whether you need help with depression, it might be useful to consider the following three dimensions: frequency, severity and duration.Three Dimensions of DepressionFrequency: How often do you feel down or depressed? Every day? Three times a week? Once a month? All the time?Severity: How bad is it? Do you feel suicidal? Totally hopeless and stuck in a dark hole? Or just kind of lousy and negative?SuicideDuration: How long does it last? Until you see your partner? Until you go home for the weekend? Just a couple of hours? Does it drag on for days, weeks, or even months? Have you felt somewhat depressed your whole life?http://depressionandanxieties.com
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    Depression is a silent killer, if we allowes, it may kill us,so we must avoiding depression in our life, i accept these words alsoDepression has been called "the common cold of mental health." We all know that everybody feels down or pessimistic from time to time. That's normal.Many people wonder, "When does feeling down cross the line into depression?" That's a tough question, because it's not always an either-or kind of thing. In considering whether you need help with depression, it might be useful to consider the following three dimensions: frequency, severity and duration.Three Dimensions of DepressionFrequency: How often do you feel down or depressed? Every day? Three times a week? Once a month? All the time?Severity: How bad is it? Do you feel suicidal? Totally hopeless and stuck in a dark hole? Or just kind of lousy and negative?SuicideDuration: How long does it last? Until you see your partner? Until you go home for the weekend? Just a couple of hours? Does it drag on for days, weeks, or even months? Have you felt somewhat depressed your whole life?http://depressionandanxieties.com
    These are good things to think about, it's important for people to see a doctor though rather than just self diagnose. Those are good for knowing if it might be worth doing though. What other advice would you give for someone who might be suffering from depression and anxiety?
 
 
 
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