From time to time we all can feel sad, blue, or out of sorts. Most of the time?these feelings are temporary and leave us within a few days, so then what is depression? Those suffering from depression have consistent feelings that interfere with daily life causing pain for them as well as their friends and loved ones.
Many people with a depressive illness never seek treatment. But the majority, even those with the most severe depression, can get better with treatment. Medications, psychotherapies, and other methods can effectively treat people with depression.