Feeling sad or unhappy is a normal human feeling experienced by everyone at times, but Depression is a mental illness that requires the correct treatment.

Depression has more than one component, low mood or sadness is one of them, but other symptoms such as depressive cognition, having negative thoughts about themselves & the world we live in.

Depression can cause loss of interest & lack of enjoyment, even physical symptoms such as low energy, poor sleep or a drop in appetite leading to weight loss.

Dr Mohamed Abdelghani is one of the most renowned consultant psychiatrists in London and is clear how important it is to diagnose depression correctly & not allow it to be confused with normal human feelings.