Signs And Symptoms Of Clinical Depression

Symptoms of Depression

Are you dealing with severe clinical depression? Is this depression disturbing your life?  If you think you are suffering from a mental disorder called depression you must be going through these symptoms:

Emotional Symptoms
Such kind of symptoms are related to emotions, as the person may feel hopeless, helpless, overwhelmed and very common statements must be:

  • “I don’t enjoy in the company of my friends”.
  • “I feel sad all the time, I’m not feeling like myself”.
  • “I feel guilty for no reason”.
  • “My life is not worth living”
  • Wretchedness
  • Increase in anger level

Physical Symptoms
People suffering from depression may complain of unexplained aches and pain. Depression not only effects the mind but body as well as.

  • Tiredness.
  • No control over weight.
  • Disturbed eating habits.
  • Ir-regular sleeping schedule.
  • Back aches.
  • Lack of energy
  • Insomnia

Behavioral Symptoms
These symptoms are related to behavior as they can disturb your behavioral activities.

  • Misbehaving with the people.
  • No interest in sexual activities.
  • Restlessness.
  • Feelings Of Hopelessness.
  • Harming One’s Self
  • Acting Recklessly

Cognitive Symptoms

  • Headaches
  • Self-loathing
  • Sudden Switch To Different Moods
  • Chronic Pains
  • Mental Illness

Depression In Men
Men do not just acknowledge the feelings of hopelessness, they confuse it with weaknesses, excessive emotions, fatigue and irritability. They experience symptoms such as anger, aggression. As compare to women men are a higher suicide risk.

Depression In Women
In comparison to men, women are more likely to suffer from depression. They experience feelings of guilt, excessive sleeping, overeating, and weight gain. Some types of depression are directly related to women such as Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Postpartum Depression, and Perimenopausal Depression.

Depression In Teen-agers
Such depression may be because of problems at home and school, drug abuse, self-loathing even homicidal violence or suicide.

Depression In Older Adults
It may result in poor health, mental conditions, fatal diseases, poor memory, they tend to complain more about the physical and mental disabilities rather than emotional.

As we come to know symptoms and causes of depression varies in different age groups it has a great link with environment, circumstances, relationships, achievement or loss.

 

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