I think this is one of the best explanation of what it’s like to have depression.
Like 16 million other Americans, I have clinical depression. I attempt to hide this from most people because there is a certain stigma or people believe that a person can “just snap out of it.” This video explains depression better than I can:
This is one reason I decided to cancel my Facebook account. There are numerous studies that report Facebook can exacerbate depression. I noticed the effect it had on me and stopped using it in December.