Doctor: Real Depression More Than Just 'Feeling Down'

Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 11:18 AM

By Melissa Clyne

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Clinical depression like that suffered by actor-comedian Robin Williams is more than just feeling blue or having a bad day, according to Dr. Jay P. Singh.

It "significantly impacts your ability to successfully function at work, at an educational setting … or your ability to socialize successfully and in addition you usually have problems with eating, sleeping, or getting enough sleep," he told Newsmax TV Wednesday.

Singh and addiction specialist Joe Schrank appeared together on "America’s Forum" to discuss the role of addiction in suicide.

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