brit+co / Dr. Daniel G. Amen, The Amen Clinics

How to Tell the Difference Between an Emotional Slump and Clinical Depression

February 19, 2019

Body Acne

Depression and other aspects of mental health are being discussed more openly now than ever before, thanks in part to celebrities like Michelle Williams, Demi Lovato, and Kristen Bell sharing their own experiences. But its long-held status as a taboo topic means that not everyone understands the symptoms of depression when compared to the kind of temporary emotional low that everyone goes through sometimes. Here’s how to tell if you’re experiencing a temporary slump or a form of clinical depression, and advice for approaching both.

Read the full story here:

First for women