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    Depression Within Age Groups

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    What are signs and symptoms of depression? How would the presentation vary within the age groups being studied now.

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    Depression is defined as a condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal; sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason.

    Signs and Symptoms in most people:

    -Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness.
    -Appetite or weight changes.
    -Sleep changes.
    -Anger or irritability.
    -Loss of energy.
    -Reckless behavior.
    -Concentration problems. Trouble focusing, making decisions, or remembering things.
    -Unexplained aches and ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution contains an overview of the symptoms of depression in children, adults, and the elderly.