Depression’s insidious. It may sneak up on you and change costumes at parties. You can have depression without “feeling sad.” Many depressed people sense numbness and emptiness before sorrow.
These indicators may imply depression:
Pessimism Or Hopelessness
Depression often causes hopelessness. Major depression may cause you to question your purpose in life or feel hopeless. “What’s the point?” is commonly asked.
Feelings Of Guilt Or Worthlessness
“I’m a lousy friend/partner/parent/employee” is another depression-induced one-hit-wonder. Depression may gradually erode your self-esteem.
Irritability And Anger
Depression may be to blame if everything irritates you. Sudden rage or irritation may indicate a deeper issue.
Lack of feeling is a symptom of depression and trauma.
Loss Of Interest
Do you care less about what you used to? Are there hobbies or activities you no longer enjoy? Are your favorite TV programs no longer funny?
Depression drains pleasure from things that used to matter.
Lack Of Motivation
Are you dreading work or everyday tasks? Is your day a struggle? Is morning motivation difficult? These are linked to