Depression is a condition that is characterised by low mood, poor self esteem, feelings of guilt, and hopelessness, difficulty in concentrating, poor motivation and sometimes a wish to die or be dead.
You may not have all of these symptoms or may have others as well. It is quite common for people who are depressed to feel very anxious. There are lots of effective treatments available including psychological treatments, drug treatments and physical treatments. This in itself can be quite baffling and there are pros and cons to both psychological therapies and drug treatments. We are able to assess you thoroughly and help you to choose which evidence based treatment is likely to be best for you.