What are physical consequences of depression?

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Depression is known as a psychological disorder. It mainly has consequences on our state of mind and emotions. Depression is characterized by a constant sad mood. This is one of the main points to be present when speaking of depression. Furthermore, body and mind are linked. Depression affects the brain, but there are several other physical consequences of depression, too. We sum up several of the physical consequences of depression here. Can headache be seen as one of the physical consequences... Read more...

Depression according to the DSM-IV

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Depression is a well-known problem. Many people have an opinion on whether you are depressed or not. One could say that you are definitely depressed while another believes that you are just going through a rough time. But is there a way to decide precisely when you are depressed? Yes: psychiatrists use the DSM to diagnose disorders. The newest version, the DSM 5, dates back to May 2013. As this version is not yet used widely, we use the criteria of the DSM-IV in this article. What is the DSM? The... Read more...