Yes, what you describe could indeed be a depression, and these usually respond well to treatments by medicines or counselling. It could be other problems, such as a condition called dysthymia, so the best first step would be to see a doctor, or better a psychiatrist or psychologist, for a proper personal assessment of all aspects of your troubles, and a discussion of the best treatment options for you. I am sure this can be helped, and that you could be feeling better before long.
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