What is Depression?
Types of Depression
Depression is a common but serious mood disorder that can have a wide range of symptoms that affect people differently. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are several different types of depression including:
Includes symptoms like depressed mood or loss of interest lasting at least 2 weeks, interfering with daily life.
Persistent depressive disorder (Dysthymia):
Features less severe depression symptoms, but are long-lasting, often persisting for at least 2 years.
Occurs during or after pregnancy; prenatal depression starts during pregnancy, while postpartum depression begins after the baby is born.
Seasonal affective disorder:
Depression that follows seasonal patterns, typically starting in late fall and early winter, and improving in spring and summer.
Depression with psychosis symptoms:
A severe form with psychosis symptoms like delusions (false beliefs) or hallucinations (seeing or hearing things others don't).
There are other types of depression not listed here. Whether you know your exact type of depression or you just want to start feeling better, Innova Recovery can help you navigate your way back to happiness.
Comprehensive Treatment for Depression
Our approach doesn't just manage symptoms of depression; it helps you grow stronger. Engaging with these resources empowers you to take control and reduce the impact depression has on your daily life. This opens the door to a more fulfilling life with improved emotional well-being. Contact us to learn more!