DEPRESSION AND LOW MOOD
Everyone goes through periods of feeling low or down, but sometimes this feeling can persist for weeks, months or longer. Depression can present very differently in different people. It is a term that is used to understand a collection of experiences that can include: ongoing low mood or sadness, a sense of emptiness and lack of enjoyment, feeling hopeless or helpless, low self-esteem, guilt, anger, irritability, low motivation, difficulty in thinking clearly or making decisions, anxiety, thoughts of wanting to end your life and self-harm.
There may be a clear trigger for these feelings, but there doesn’t need to be. In fact, many people struggle with these experiences for many years before seeking help. Here at Talking Heads, we are very skilled in helping people who have experienced depression or low mood and are trained in a range of high quality therapies that can help.
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Depression as a term is one that is now very common in our everyday language and can often be used as a way to express