Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. Some forms of depression are slightly different or may develop under unique circumstances...
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Bipolar disorder(formerly called manic-depressive illness or manic depression) is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. There are three types of bipolar disorder.
There are times when we see things as more negative than they really are. It doesn’t matter what the evidence or experience tells us — once we put on that negative filter, it can be difficult to perceive something any other way.
It is estimated that more than 800,000 individuals die globally each year as a result of suicide, and for those aged 15-29 years old, suicide is the second leading worldwide cause of death after road traffic accidents.
An estimated 18 million Americans have sleep apnea, and 15 million adults are estimated to have a major depressive episode every year. So a significant number of the population could be affected by both conditions.