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Atypical depression

Symptoms from above link (Mayoclinic.org) that has closely related to mine

– Depression that temporarily lifts in response to good news or positive events
– Increased appetite that can cause weight gain
– Increased desire to sleep, usually more than 10 hours a day
Sensitivity to rejection or criticism, which affects your relationships, social life or job
– Disordered eating, such as bulimia, bingeing or extreme food restrictions
– Poor body image and fear of being fat
– Headaches and other aches and pains

For some people, signs and symptoms of atypical depression can be severe, such as feeling suicidal or not being able to do basic day-to-day activities.

Atypical depression may get worse if it isn’t treated. If you’re reluctant to seek treatment, talk to a friend or loved one, a health care professional, a faith leader, or someone else you trust.

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