More than 14 million Americans suffer from clinical depression, but much about it is still misunderstood. Here’s a sampling of what not to say.
Anyone who has had a low mood knows exactly how it affects thinking. Here are some common low-mood thoughts, and a four-step process for how to challenge them.
Symptoms of depression may be binary opposites: “insomnia or hypersomnia,” “decrease or increase in appetite,” and “psychomotor agitation or retardation.”