What do I need to know about caring for someone with masked depression?

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The most important thing to know when caring for someone with masked depression are the signs of the condition. These can differ from person to person but usually consist of a behavior that is used to avoid the depression itself. People suffering from depression are often treated with medications that can have strong side effects. Being aware of these side effects is an important part of caring for someone with masked depression.

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