Depression is an emotional disorder characterized by persistent sadness, emptiness or hopelessness, loss of interest in activities, and difficulty in concentrating. It can affect a person’s thoughts, behaviors, and overall functioning in various ways. It can also cause physical symptoms such as sleep disturbances, changes in appetite, and fatigue. Treatment typically includes psychotherapy, medication, and lifestyle changes.

What are some misconceptions about mental illness?

Mental illness is a serious health issue affecting millions of…