I am a 14 year old boy. I usually live by routine, but whenever I find free time, I usually become very sad until I cry. This happens almost every night before I sleep. Yesterday night, I thought of going out with my friends, until one friend said he was going to watch a movie with his parents and the other friend said he was going to pack for a vacation. I got super paranoid thinking that they were hanging out behind my back and I ended up crying myself to sleep. I take no medication. Is there any chance that I have depression?
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You have mentioned that you are experiencing low mood, crying spells, and paranoid thoughts.
You are not in a depression. Teenagers might experience certain mood swings due to hormonal changes in the body. You are going through the same.
With the mentioned symptoms, you cannot be diagnosed as having depression. The incident you quoted is related to your feelings of sadness and low self-esteem and might be due to loneliness.
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