Often an associated symptom of major depressive disorder, diurnal mood variation occurs when a depressed individual notes a marked difference in mood over the course of a day. In a majority of cases, low mood is experienced in the early hours but it gradually improves throughout the day, hence its…

Depression is a complex mental health condition. Some of the main causes of depression or contributing factors include upsetting life events, substance use or misuse, family history of depression, mental or physical health conditions, and more.  Causes of depression differ depending on age, gender, sex, and race—for example, an elderly…

Mental Health Disorders (DSM-5)

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