Bipolar disorder means that you are manic and depressed for different periods. In between, you can feel good and live as usual. You who have bipolar disorder need to seek care because the illness can sometimes make you feel very ill. You can get treatment that helps you feel better.
There are various forms of depression. Read about them here.
You may have suffered from depression if you feel depressed, tired and powerless for an extended period, and have lost your appetite even for things that you usually think to do. Then you may need help to feel better. Most people get better already after a few weeks with the right treatment.
A child or teenager can be depressed if they feel ill and have lost their appetite even for what they usually think they are doing. Seek help early if you think a child or teen has a depression. Most people get better already after a few weeks with the right treatment.
It is common to become depressed during pregnancy or when you have just become a parent. For some, the depression becomes a depression. Then you feel bad for a long time. There is treatment to help with depression. The earlier you seek help, the faster you can feel better.
Fatigue Syndrome means you have several different physical and mental disorders that result from long-term stress or other severe stress. With support and treatment you recover, even though you may be stress-sensitive for a longer time, for example. For some, the recovery takes a long time.