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    Major depression, also sometimes called clinical depression, is characterized by symptoms that can lead to difficulty working, problems interacting with family and friends, poor sleeping, and more. Treatments involve antidepressants and other therapies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about symptoms of major depression, risk factors, how to treat it, and much more.

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