Integrative Approaches to Depression

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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. —Helen Keller

Depression can make you feel sad, lose interest in activities that you’ve always enjoyed, withdraw from others, have difficulty concentrating, experience changes in appetite, feel hopeless about the future, and have little energy. Depression differs from normal feelings of sadness or grief and usually lasts longer.

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