Dealing with Depression/Depression

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I'm 19 years old girl. I have a stable family situation. Currently taking bachelor degree in physics. My question is, some people suffers from clinical depression have feelings of tiredness, how and why the feeling of tiredness and lethargy connected to depression? Thankyou :)

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When you're depressed, you generally feel a sense of hopelessness- like no matter what you do, it won't make a difference in the end.
This sense of hopelessness translates into lethargic feelings because your brain is in essence, telling the rest of your body there's no point doing anything, so the body response with the feeling of not wanting to do anything.

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Johnny St. Tai

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It is okay to feel down and out once every so often, as long as you know to reach out for the hands that will pull you back up. I can answer questions about self esteem improvement, relationship with others, depression, and sexuality. I will/cannot give medical advice without an actual examination of the person and his/her medical history, so for those issues, best to find a local specialist/doctor to be safe.

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Ten years of professional and volunteer counseling, and volunteering for the Crisis Center. Born of a conflict-laiden family, I've walked through violance, addiction, abuse, and more. I survived, scarred but still strong, and I will do my best to help others do the same.

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Richmond Chimo Crisis Center

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Interpersonal/Social Relation Specialist, University of British Colombia Socialwork, 2005.

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over 500.

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