Types of Depression
There are two main categories of depression–Major Depression and Chronic Depression. Let’s begin with Major Depression. Counseling for Depression in Orange County at Novus Mindful Life Institute can help you with either type of depression.
Major Depression usually occurs in episodes, meaning it gets worse, then it gets better. It can take weeks or months for these episodes to resolve themselves. Symptoms can include suicidality, insomnia or hypersomnia, appetite change, loss of sex drive, slowed thinking, lack of enthusiasm, lack of enjoyment, and lack of motivation. There is a profound hopelessness that often goes with Major Depression.
The other type of depression is more chronic in nature, meaning it can last for