In any given year, ten percent of Americans suffer from a depressive disorder. This type of mental disorders includes major depression. The main symptoms of major depression are the following:

      Being uninterested in things you used to enjoy

      Feeling upset or empty

      Crying without reason "no reason"

      Feeling slowed down or feeling dissatisfied and unable to sit still

      Weight gain or loss

      Thoughts about suicide or death

      Trouble thinking, recalling things or concentrating

      Trouble making daily decisions

      Problems sleeping, particularly in the early morning or waiting to sleep all the time

      Feeling exhausted all the time

      Feeling emotionally numb