Medical How can I tell that I'm in a depression episode?

  1. Sep 30, 2013 #1
    I want to know how I can define a depression episode, detailed info please?
    Should I check the doctor when I first experience the symptoms?
     
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  3. Sep 30, 2013 #2

    berkeman

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    Yes, please do talk with a doctor or mental health professional. We cannot provide medical diagnosis help here. Thread is closed.
     
  4. Sep 30, 2013 #3

    Ryan_m_b

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    Some health services provide self assessment tools that can be useful to do before visiting a doctor, more than anything they can help clarify how you are feeling:
    http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/depression.aspx

    No matter what though it is best to book an appointment and talk to your doctor rather than looking for help first online.
     
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