I'm I suffering Clinical Depression?


Q: Hey I'm Ashy and I'm 15, I think I'm depressed but I don't know ... do you think I might be?

Cos nearly everyday I feel empty, I feel like a failure, I keep sleeping a lot nowadays and I can't concentrate at school, my grades are falling rapidly, I sometimes feel like crying but I just can't cry, I close my door and stay in my room all the time, and sometimes I close the curtain to block out light, I try isolate myself from the world, I attempted suicide and self harm, and I'm losing loads of weight , I get regular headaches, I can't concentrate when I'm reading a book or article, I sometimes feel as if I'm having a panic attack too some days, etc.

So I'm I depressed?

Symptoms:  Feeling Worthless, Hopeless, Sad, ashamed.
Headaches, Indigestion, Loss of weight, lack of concentration, Panic Attacks, Fatigue, Sleeping more than usual, not a big appetite.

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