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Signs and symptoms of depression

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It's estimated that one in ten people shows signs of depression, but only 10 percent of those actually go in for treatment.  

So how do you know if you're depressed?  Here's Dr. Daniel Bober with some clues. [cg :2-line lower "Obviously feelings of sadness, feelings of fatigue, not having as much energy as you once had poor concentration, difficulty focusing at work, changes in your sleep...either sleeping too much or sleeping too little, and also changes in your weight."

Mental Health America offers a free depression screening test online at http://www.depression-screening.org/depression_screen.cfm.

If you think you might be suffering from depression, talk to your doctor. Treatment can range from medication to exercise to therapy.

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