How Do You Make the Distinction Between Depression and the Blues?

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One thingis is that the blues tend to resolve over time whether you're able to enjoy some things, but maybe not as much or may be you just feel a little dragged down. I also recommend highly that people who are struggling with on going blues or what they think might be depression have a thorough work up with their physician to make sure that they have adequate D3 or B12 or other sorts of things that can impact pretty directly on mood.

Deciding to go see the doctor or therapist is when you notice that you've begun to withdraw from social interaction, if your performance at work is suffering, if your spouse is starting to really complain or notice in a more compassionate way that you just don't seem to be yourself, and you just can't seem to get yourself out of it.