Christine discusses Clinical Depression with the anchors of the morning television program, Fox 4 Morning Blend.

Depression is a medical illness that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Physical symptoms may also occur along with depression.

Also called major depression, major depressive disorder and clinical depression, it affects your thoughts, emotions, and actions. Depression may lead to a variety of physical and emotional difficulties. You may have trouble doing daily mundane activities. Major Depression often makes you feel as though life just isn’t worth living.

It would be incorrect to define depression as a bout of the blues, a flaw in your willpower, you a mood you need to snap out of. Depression is a chronic illness that often requires long-term treatment, like diabetes or high blood pressure. The encouraging news is many depressed people have enjoyed improvements with medication, psychological counseling, and some other treatments.