Depression comes and goes in different ways for different people. Here I talk about two types of depressive onset as experienced by people with bipolar disorder. It is helpful to know that for some people, depressive onsets are dramatic, whereas for others, the onsets are subtle. If your onsets are subtle, it may not always be clear to you (or your significant others) whether your depression is a new episode or the continuation of an existing one. With experience, you may be able to distinguish minor differences over time in the severity of your depressed mood or your energy and activity levels.
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