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To diagnose clinical depression, many doctors use the symptom criteria for major depressive disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association. Signs and symptoms of clinical depression may include: Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessnessWhat does clinical depression feel like?
A depressed mood during most of the day, especially in the morning. You feel tired or have a lack of energy almost every day. You feel worthless or guilty almost every day. You have a hard time focusing, remembering details, and making decisions. You can’t sleep or you sleep too much almost every day.