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How would you diagnosed major depression please

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How would you diagnosed major depression please
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 8 days ago.

The criteria that the doctor will look for to come up with the diagnosis include the following:

  • Sadness or depressed mood most of the day or almost every day
  • Loss of enjoyment in things that were once pleasurable
  • Major change in weight (gain or loss of more than 5% of weight within a month) or appetite
  • Insomnia or excessive sleep almost every day
  • Physical restlessness or sense of being rundown that is noticeable by others
  • Fatigue or loss of energy almost every day
  • Feelings of hopelessness or worthlessness or excessive guilt almost every day
  • Problems with concentration or making decisions almost every day
  • Recurring thoughts of death or suicide, suicide plan, or suicide attempt
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Can it caused by the weather as well ?
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 8 days ago.

Weather may affect your mood but shouldn't cause Major Depression

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I felt depress everyday
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Just like dont knw what am i doing
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 8 days ago.

Best would be to get an evaluation by your doctor or a Psychiatrist. Thanks