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What are the symptoms of depression?

Being unhappy isn’t the same as being depressed. Depression is a term often used loosely to describe how we feel after a bad week at work or when we’re going through a breakup.


But major depressive disorder — a type of depression — is much more complicated.


There are specific symptoms that determine whether it’s depression or the sadness we all sometimes experience in life.


& Low Mood

Stomp UK Depression and Low Mood Workbook
What does Depression look like? 
Other learning areas: 

Area Two: Unconscious Bias 

Unconscious bias can influence decisions in recruitment, promotion and performance management. It could be discriminatory when the unconscious bias relates to a protected characteristic.

1. How to support someone with depression

Are you worried about someone who may be depressed. This video will help you support them if they do not necessarily want to talk

2. Coping Skills

When used correctly, coping skills can reduce the symptoms of depression, and improve well-being. 

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