How is depression diagnosed?
Depression is not a sign of personal weakness. Tell your doctor how you are feeling so that you can start feeling like yourself again.
There is no single test that can diagnose depression; but there are certain patterns that doctors look for in order to make the diagnosis. As a result, your doctor will ask you several questions. Be honest with your answers so that you can receive the care you need.
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