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Am I Depressed?

I'm a teenage boy, i'm 14. I think i'm depressed but i'm not sure. I stay up almost everynight, then at school i'm sometimes very tired or quite hyper. I feel very sad when i'm alone, i feel quite guilty but i don't know why. Lately this past week i've been listening to songs actually about depression on repeat over and over. I don't have feelings of hurting myself but i do feel worthless sometimes. I want to get help but i feel scared to do so.I asked my friend what he thinks and he says it is all in the mind but i feel like something is really not right. I do smile and have some fun with friends, but they also tend to make me upset alot by making certain reamarks also. I don't want to tell my mother because i feel like it's to much of a hassle and she herself has been stressed lately and  has gone through depression herself i'm not sure if perhaps this has affected me in a way, but i just feel like something is wrong and i don't know who to tell, because my friend didn't really listen and i don't want to just start spamming my friends because then they will think i'm desperate.
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I've also felt this way... I notice that it was caused because I would compare myself to others and if I felt less or not equal to them it would put me down. It would bring that worthless feeling, it doesn't seem like depressing just social pressure unless you always feel this way and it's getting in the way of how you hang out with others and if you even hang out with them....
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thank you i hope your right, hopefully it will pass soon enough.
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Hey :)
I'm a sufferer of depression, and I went through it when I was your age.
Whether or not you are depressed, you should tell your mum. She is the person who gave birth to you. She had you so she could take care of you, and your happiness should be the most important thing to her. If she has suffered from depression herself, then she can help you with what you are going through. You are not a burden. That's the first thing you need to get out of your head. Depending on what remarks your "friends" are making, maybe you need to reconsider who your real friends are. You should try and stop listening to depressing songs; trust me, it makes you feel a whole lot worse.
I hope this helps and you use my advice. I suffered for a year until my mum found out how depressed I was. I had counselling and eventually I got better.
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Im not sure if im depressed but for a few months I have been feeling quite lonely and sad, even though my parents and friends are supporting me. I have been crying quite frequently at school maybe twice 3 times a week. My friends have told teachers about my behaviour. Sometimes I get very irratble and angry with my friends and family when they ask me simple questions. Iv'e tried telling my parents about how I feel but they do make me feel better but then the feeling of happiness goes away and then I get very sad and Depressed. The thing that hurts me the most is that they do everything for me and I feel like this. I just feel so guilty and hopeless.
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