Symptoms of depression affect a person both day and night, making one feel down for at least two weeks. Depression also comes in episodes, and it is common for one to experience similar symptoms later in life. The typical symptoms include:
Children with depression may experience similar symptoms or refuse to go to school. They might also seem to be excessively clingy and do worse at school. Elderly patients with depression might even experience symptoms of memory loss, more physical symptoms and aches, and thoughts of suicide.
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