Depression - Risks
What risks and complications can depression cause?
Having depression can cause other problems. It can affect your heath, relationships and work life. Below are some things that may be affected.
- Problems sleeping
- Problems with having sex
- Drinking more than usual
- Misusing prescription drugs or using illegal drugs
- Increased risk of suicide
If you have any of these problems, speak to your GP.
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