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Symptoms of depression

Patient: Hi, I’m 15 years old and for the past four weeks have been feeling very down. I have had thoughts of suicided and have cut myself before. I find it hard to concentrate at school and have lost interest in many things. I have also lost my appetite severly and feel sad a lot of the time. I wanted to know if these were signs of depression and if I shoud see a doctor. Thank you.

 

 

Symptoms: Thoughts of suicide, self harm, crying a lot, loss of interest in many things, loss of appetite, hard to concentrate, upset or sad most of the time

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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