Skip to 0 minutes and 9 secondsTINEKE OLDEHINKEL: That's a good question, and the answer is yes. Being depressed is not a matter of all or nothing, and depressed feelings can vary from very mild to very severe. Even if you don't have a depression to the official rules, your complaints can still cause a lot of suffering.

Is it possible to be a little depressed?

You have just learned when you officially have depression and how often it occurs. But, can you also be a bit depressed? Tineke Oldehinkel will answer this question for you in this video.

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