Depression can be a feeling which we all experience in our day to day life but if depression persist with or without any reason for more than specific period of time then it is called as depressive disorder.
Generally it is considered that depressive disorder is due to weakness of an individual or punishment of Allah, which is not true. It is a medical condition just like any other physical problem which can get better with treatment.
In our setup patient mostly present with disturbed sleep, headache, lethargy, pain and heaviness in shoulder region. Most important, in depression, social and occupational life starts getting affected.
Depression is a treatable condition and with proper treatment, from psychiatrist and psychologist, one can completely come out of depression and start living a healthy life as he used to have before this illness.