Depression affects almost 20 million people, including a high percentage of those with an Autism Diagnosis.
Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, thinking or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. Depression is treatable and normally involves counselling and medications.
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