"Everyone gets sad sometimes. If someone is sad, hopeless, unmotivated, tired and uninterested in life more often than not they may be suffering with depression, also called Major Depressive Disorder. Depression can feel like a dark cloud looming at all times. Depression can be treated successfully and the hope of a happy life restored with a variety of therapeutic approaches.Depression can cloud every aspect of your life. The mood disorder affects the way you think, feel and react and can cause sadness or a feeling of numbness to your interests.No two people"s experiences are exactly alike."