Depression: 20 symptoms and signs not to be underestimated

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Depression itself is not a simple state of sadness and melancholy. According to experts, there are different types of depression, starting from major depression to then get to post-partum depression, seasonal depression and emotional disorders that can affect the pre-menstrual period in women.


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Depression itself is not a simple state of sadness and melancholy. According to experts, there are different types of depression, starting from major depression to then get to post-partum depression, seasonal depression and emotional disorders that can affect the pre-menstrual period in women.




In any case, depression should never be underestimated. A strong state of depression can indeed lead people to despair and to lose contact with one's own concrete life, to suffer both personally and professionally.

The symptoms of depression are numerous, we can list them, but only an expert is able to assess on a case-by-case basis whether this disorder is ongoing or not in a person or if there is a serious risk of depression.

Here are some of them symptoms of depression most important.

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Index

Irritability

Some depressed people manifest anger and irritability, perhaps they are unhappy with their life and the activities they carry out. They may start to find fault with situations and people that previously made them happy.

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Deep sadness

Sometimes people with depression are described as sad. Maybe they are trying a sadness so great that it manages to overwhelm them and make them unable to be happy. This emotion can affect every aspect of their daily life activities.

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Frustration

Depressed people they can feel frustrated even for small things that can normally happen in daily life, even for the simple fact of not being able to find a good program to watch on TV.

Insurmountable problems

Every tiny aspect of life can become a problem that seems unsolvable when a person is depressed and the problem becomes such for no real reason. Depressed people are unable to see the big picture.



Inability to have fun

Some people sadly seem to become depressed by now unable to really enjoy themselves. They may feel a little calmer every now and then, but when the good activity is over they revert to their former state of mind.

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Reduction of pleasure

Some depressed people may find themselves in trouble in their sex life as well not being able to feel the same pleasure anymore of previous experiences. They may not be able to find sex enjoyable.

Loss of interest

Anyone who is depressed is likely to lose all interest in daily activities that previously performed normally. They may, for example, want to stop going to work because they suddenly don't love them anymore.

Insomnia

If someone with depression is plagued by worries especially during the night, here it is insomnia may arise. Insomnia, however, can also be a symptom of other disorders or bad habits or be linked to stress.

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Excessive sleep

Conversely, sometimes those who are depressed do not suffer from insomnia but tends to sleep a lot and to stay in bed for a long time, trying in every way to avoid getting up. Sometimes the risk is that you no longer have the willpower to get out of bed even to go to work.

Tendency to overeat

Some depressed people tend to eat more than usual because they try to console themselves with food. This is because eating causes the brain to release chemicals that cause temporary pleasure and make you feel better for a while.



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Loss of appetite

There is also the opposite case where a depressed person tends to lose your appetite and interest in food. Sometimes this is caused by anxiety and the feeling of nausea it causes. Abstaining from food can be an attempt to keep your life in check.

Outbursts of anger

Depressed people can come to get angry for no reason and have real outbursts of anger, they can express their anger at inopportune moments and towards people who do not deserve it.

Indecision

Some depressed people can show themselves very undecided in her ownin daily life, they know that some activities will make them unhappy and therefore try to avoid them but having to choose between one of them they no longer know how to orient themselves.

Difficulty concentrating

It can happen that depressed people suffer from difficulty concentrating and are no longer able to pay proper attention to normal daily activities. They may spend hours watching television or surfing the internet instead of working or engaging in activities necessary for them.

Tiredness and fatigue

Sometimes someone who is depressed can feel very tired and fatigued, with a great desire to rest and sleep more to recover energy, but the sense of fatigue never seems to end.

Sense of inadequacy

People can lead to feeling inadequate and worthless. People who are depressed may begin to believe that no one loves or appreciates them. They feel they can no longer make a contribution to society and count for nothing.

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Sense of guilt

A real one can also come sense of guilt related to one's emotional condition. They feel that with their sadness depressed people can become a burden to others and begin to think that if they were stronger, no one should suffer because of them.

Sense of failure

There comes a real sense of failure linked to what had gone wrong in the past and for some depressed people thinking about past failures becomes a real fixation, a torment from which it is difficult to distance yourself.

Memory difficulties

Due to the depression the memory capacity it can suffer some difficulties. People with depression may have trouble remembering important information, or they may forget or neglect to eat or take care of their personal hygiene.

Suicidal thoughts

This is a real alarm when it comes to depressed people and the phenomenon that experts warn most about when it comes to depression. A depressed person left on his own he may start thinking about suicide. Both family members and specialists should pay close attention to such signs.

Marta Albè

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