What is Depression ?
We all go through periods of feeling down, but depression is a feeling of persistent sadness for weeks or months, rather than just a few days. Depression is much more than feeling unhappy. It is not a sign of weakness but is a real illness with real symptoms.
One in 7 fellow Australians will experience in their lifetime.
(Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2015).
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What are the types of depression?
Depression is a spectrum, and symptoms can range from minor (but debilitating) through to very severe.
What are the sign and symptoms of depression?
Symptoms range from low mood and lack of interest and biological symptoms (deranged sleep-wake cycle) and psychological symptoms (feelings of hopelessness and helplessness) with or without self-harm ideations.
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Treatment of depression?
At Murdoch Psychiatry, we believe that every individual is unique. However, depression is fully treatable, and there are an effective range of treatment options available.
Treatment ranges from psychological treatments like CBT and DBT, Medical treatment and other psycho-social supports.