Depression: Types, Symptoms, & Treatments
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Previously published: 4/17/2020
Previous version written by: Eric Patterson, LPC
Previous version medically reviewed by: Jennifer Casarella, MD
Primary changes: Added sections entitled, “What Is Depression?” and “Depression vs. Grief.” Improved the readability of the sections, “Types of Depression” and “What Does Depression Look Like?”