THE NATURE OF DEPRESSION
Depression is classified as a mood disorder.
Two main types of depression...
1. Uni-polar - known as major depressive disorder. Characterised by a low emotional state, sadness, lack of energy and self-worth and often feelings of guilt.
2. Bipolar - known as manic depression when you alternate between the two extremes of depression then extremes of mania. Mania is a state of euphoria or frenzied activity.