Patient :I am suspicious about having depression. I read the symptoms and, unfortunately, I meet them all. Am I suffering from depression just because the symptoms apply to me as well? Where or Who can tell me if I actually do?
Symptoms: Extreme anxiety, loss of appetite, feeling of anger at random occasions, social isolation (friends and school), sudden bad performance at school, trouble concentrating, short term memory loss (forgetting) , feeling "empty" with no emotions to express (happy or sad) , family conflict, feeling of guilt and fear for loss or abandonment, loss of interest in sleep.
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