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4. Manic depression, or bipolar disorder - Manic depression consists of periods of mania or hypomania, where you feel very happy, alternating with episodes of depression. Manic depression is an outdated name for bipolar disorder. Some of the examples are feelings of sadness, lack of energy, irritability, sleeping troubles, suicidal thoughts. 5. Perinatal depression - which is clinically known as major depressive disorder with peripartum onset, occurs during pregnancy or within four weeks of childbirth. It’s often called postpartum depression. 6. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder - These psychological symptoms are more severe than those associated with PMS. For example, some women might feel more emotional in the days leading up to their period. But someone with PMDD might experience a level of depression and sadness that gets in the way of day-to-day function. Example ; irritability and anger and extreme mood swings. 7. Seasonal depression - Seasonal depression, also called seasonal affective disorder and clinically known as major depressive disorder with seasonal pattern, is depression that’s related to certain seasons. For most people, it tends to happen during the winter months. Examples: increased need for sleep, weight gain, feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or unworthiness. 8. Situational depression - clinically known as adjustment disorder with depressed mood, looks like major depression
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in many respects. Examples: the death of a loved one, being unemployed or facing serious financial difficulties and going through divorce or child custody issues. 9. Atypical depression - refers to depression that temporarily goes away in response to positive events. Your doctor might refer to it as major depressive disorder with atypical features. Examples: insomnia, sleeping much more than usual, feelings of rejection and sensitivity to criticism. Main causes of Depression Abuse Certain medications Conflict Death or a loss Genetics Major events Other personal problems Serious illness Substance abuse 10 Natural Depression Treatments Being depressed can make you feel helpless. You're not. Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there's a lot you can do on your own to fight back.
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