Is this depression?

Depression is one of the most common conditions. And it is not unusual for teens to get depressed – apart from all the changes in your life, your hormones are raging, and this doesn't always help matters. Depression can fortunately be treated very successfully with a combination of psychotherapy and medication.

Step 1.
Read the following article and see whether you may be suffering from depression .

Step 2
Learn more about depression by visiting our Depression Centre for up-to-date information about depression, including the symptoms and treatment.

Step 3
Consider the treatment options by taking a look at the section on different treatment options, as well as a comprehensive article on natural remedies for depression.

Step 4
Take care of yourself by accepting that there is a lot you can do at home to aid your own recovery. Read about what you should and shouldn’t eat if you are depressed. Also read our article on self-help for depression.

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