Signs of Depression!

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Depression is a mental health condition that can have various symptoms, including but not limited to the following:
  1. Persistent feelings of sadness, emptiness, hopelessness, or despair.
  2. Loss of interest or pleasure in activities that were once enjoyable.
  3. Significant changes in appetite or weight, either a significant loss or gain.
  4. Difficulty sleeping or oversleeping.
  5. Low energy or fatigue, even after a good night's sleep.
  6. Difficulty concentrating, making decisions, or remembering details.
  7. Feelings of worthlessness, guilt, or shame.
  8. Thoughts of suicide or self-harm.
It's important to note that not everyone with depression experiences all of these symptoms, and the severity and duration of symptoms can vary from person to person. If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms, it's important to seek professional help from a mental health professional.
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Depression is considered severe when the person suffers from the following:
  1. Insomnia, early morning wakefulness or sleeping too much.
  2. Pessimism and hopelessness.
  3. Restlessness.
  4. The feeling of guilt, worthlessness.
  5. Overeating or appetite loss.
  6. Aches, headaches and cramps.
  7. Digestive problems don't get better, even with treatment.
  8. Persistent sadness.
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What are the basic signs of depression?
I can provide you with some common warning signs that people who experience depression may notice when they are about to slip back into a depressive episode:
  1. Loss of interest in activities: You may lose interest in activities that you used to enjoy, such as hobbies or socializing.
  2. Changes in appetite: You may experience changes in appetite, such as a loss of appetite or overeating.
  3. Changes in sleep patterns: You may experience changes in your sleep patterns, such as difficulty falling asleep, waking up frequently during the night, or oversleeping.
  4. Low mood: You may feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and have difficulty experiencing positive emotions.
  5. Fatigue: You may feel tired or have low energy, even if you haven't engaged in any physically demanding activities.
  6. Difficulty concentrating: You may have difficulty concentrating or making decisions.
  7. Negative thoughts: You may experience negative thoughts or self-talk, such as feelings of worthlessness or guilt.
If you notice any of these warning signs, it may be helpful to talk to a mental health professional to help you manage your symptoms and prevent a full-blown depressive episode.

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