Is That A Depression?
Good evening, I’m Dara Zatira. I am still 15 years old, I want to ask why I often feel sad every night. I don’t know why, then I always feel down, is that a depression?
Hello Dara, thank you for asking with HealthReplies.com.
Depression is a disorder in the mood which causes a person to feel easily complained of fatigue, loss of interest, tend to feel sad, have trouble sleeping, decreased appetite, lack of self-confidence, feel tired without energy, dizziness or pain without a clear cause, and others . These complaints last for a minimum of 2 weeks.
To find out if you are depressed or not need further examination / interview regarding complaints that you have felt so far.
Then you should do a consultation directly with a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist will conduct an interview to find out your symptoms, thoughts, feelings, and behavior patterns to determine whether you are depressed or not.
Here are things you can do at home to help deal with complaints: do relaxation, manage stress well, try to think positive and confide in the closest people you trust, get enough rest, multiply the consumption of fruits and vegetables, avoid the consumption of alcoholic beverages, avoid caffeine, avoid smoking, and do regular exercise.
Thank you, I hope this helps you.