Am I Depressed? Is a common question that many people are asking themselves at this very moment. But, what’s the difference between “normal” sadness vs. clinical depression? How do psychiatrists and psychologists approach diagnosing Major Depressive Disorder aka MDD? Join Dr. Andrew Kim, a Harvard trained, board certified psychiatrist, in a detailed and informative explanation of the symptoms and signs of clinical depression.
This video is not a simple checklist of bullet points you can find anywhere on the internet. But, an in-depth, no nonsense description of the various symptoms and signs of depression. Whether you are someone curious about depression, a loved one of someone who may be going through depression, a student, training clinician, or working in advocacy, please feel free to share this educational video as a resource.
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**Disclosures: At the time of creating this video, Dr. Andrew Kim M.D. was an independent contractor on the Janssen Speakers Bureau and works as a Principal Investigator on FDA clinical trials for pharmaceutical sponsors. **