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You can easily look this up online by doing a search on Google. There are a number of different indicators, including if you have suicidal thoughts, and if it effects your ability to function in your daily life. Hope this helps.
I would say having suicidal thoughts is the indicator that it has become clinical. Being in denial and not confronting your fears would be another indicator. I have a few friends who suffer from depression but do not seek medical attention because they believe they are ok.
Depression becomes clinical.When you are feeling extremely
tired all the time.Low self esteem.Finding it very difficult to
interact with friends and family.Feeling sad all the time.Crying
all the time.Worring about even the little things.Feeling
anxious about life.Please consult your Doctor.Take care.
Scarlet Ryan 1970
There is a lot of information available regarding this, but as a general rule, when depression lasts two weeks or more, and/or affects one's ability to function it's time to get help.
When the indiviual can no longer sustain positive inter action with family,freinds or people in general. I do not believe doctors or even most helth professionals can pin point when a person can truely be considered clinical only because people are diffrent and where others are strong some will be weak.
in the US depression is diagnosed by fulfilling criteria described in the DSM V (diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders) low mood and enjoyment for more than 2 weeks associated with other 'minor' symptoms and signs. in the UK the ICD system is used.
if you think you are depressed see you family doctor or a psychologist. professional help is best when sought early.
Technically, if a persons feeling of despondancy lasts two weeks or more it is considered 'clinical' and they should seek help. If caught in the early stages it is much easier to treat.
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