Doctors describe depression as a disorder of mood in which ongoing feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for several weeks or more. Depression is a very common disorder that causes much suffering for large numbers of people and their loved ones.

Researchers claim that only a quarter of individuals with clinical depression seek treatment, and that only 10 per cent of them receive adequate care. A popular misconception is that depression is an illness that you cannot do anything about except use prescription drugs to balance your brain chemistry.

Watch the video below to find out more about depression, and some of the ways you do to improve the situation. Additionally, you can click here to find out about some natural tools that you can use to treat depression.