5 Signs You're Clinically Depressed, not Sad

Has your mental health recently taken a toll? With the end of school and start of a summer break, it is very easy for us to feel increased pressure from our parents or people around us who tell us what we should do. If you feel that your signs of depression has been getting worse, it might no longer just be sadness, but a form of clinical depression. It is very important at this point that you recognize the signs of depression and really self care and get the proper help. If you are feeling depressed or contemplating suicide please remember that you are not alone. Suicide Hotlines: America: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Canada: 1-866-531-2600 Australia: 13 11 14 United Kingdom: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90 Beijing: 0800-810-1117 Hong Kong: +852 28 960 000 Japan/Tokyo: 81 (0) 3 5286 9090 Brazil: 55 11 31514109 or (91) 3223-0074 Mexico: 9453777 Malaysia: 03-76272929 Germany: 0800 111 0 111 Russia: (495) 625 3101 India: 91-22-27546669 Iran: 1480 South Africa: 0800 12 13 14 This is only a short list of a few countries, but there is always somebody to reach out to. DISCLAIMER: This video is not intended to diagnose or be a substitute for professional mental health guidance. Please reach out to a qualified mental health professional if you are struggling. Writer: Paula C. Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong Voice: Drew Baillie Animator: Sara Miedler (new animator) YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References Bruce, D. F. (n.d.). Signs of clinical depression: Symptoms to watch for. WebMD. Retrieved from www.webmd.com/depression/guide/detecting-depression. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing; 2013.​ Kanter, J. W., Busch, A. M., Weeks, C. E., & Landes, S. J. (2008). The nature of clinical depression: Symptoms, syndromes, and behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 31(1), 1–21. doi.org/10.1007/bf03392158 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2018, February). Depression. National Institute of Mental Health. Retrieved from www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression. What Is Depression? American Psychiatric Association. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/what-is-depression. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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