Types of Depression?

If you have ever had depression or had a friend or family member to suffer from it, you may wonder about the different types of depression. One type of depression is bipolar, which is also known as manic depression. This type of depression is characterized by highs and lows in mood and sometimes agitation, hallucinations or delusions of grandeur. Major depression which is known as clinical depression is a down mood that lasts for 2 weeks or more. A person loses interest in things around him and may not groom himself or tend to his usual duties. Dysthymic disorder is depression that happens for 2 years or longer. Look here for more information: