Am I depressed?

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Depression is a real—and common—medical illness that can affect your mind, body and spirit. It isn't always easy to recognize, but depression has certain symptoms that are different from the "blues," which everyone gets from time to time. With proper treatment, most people with depression feel better and enjoy life more.

Check your symptoms with our short self-assessment to find out if you might be depressed.

When you're done, we'll guide you through your care options.

Reviewed by: Mark Groshek, MD and Andrew Bertagnolli, PhD, April, 2016

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