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How Do I Know If I Am Severely Depressed?

Updated on January 6, 2021

I Am Severely Depressed

Depression occurs to at least 20 million American adults every year. As we discussed earlier, although everyone has experienced feelings of sadness and sadness, people who suffer from true depression have many persistent and recurring long-term symptoms, which make them worth watching life because some Is not worth living

How do you know if you have depression? There are more symptoms of depression here. These symptoms vary from person to person, although if they happen to you, it may make sense to consult a doctor. Or tell your friend.

- long suffering

- Weeping spells that go unexplained

- Significant and sudden changes in sleep patterns and appetite

- Anger, irritability, anxiety, anxiety, anxiety

- Pessimism, apathy

- Energy loss

- Constant lethargy

- Feelings of guilt and unexplained sense of vain

- Difficulty in focusing and indecision

- the inability to enjoy in the interests you previously enjoyed

- social withdrawal

- Unexplained aches and pains

- Extreme fatigue when you haven't done much

- Recurring and persistent thoughts of suicide or death

If you are experiencing at least five of the symptoms above and are beginning to interfere with family activities or work for more than a week, ask your doctor for a thorough checkup. This will most likely include a comprehensive physical examination (although some symptoms may be due to other health problems) and a detailed clinical history. Just be honest and open to what and how you are feeling.

Don't even think about diagnosing yourself. Similarly, you cannot rely on a friend or a member of your family for diagnosis. Only a doctor who is properly trained to investigate illnesses is the only one who can completely determine if you are having a depression episode.

If you wish, you can try self-assessment tests available on the Internet that can help you reduce your symptoms, or at least, prepare you when you visit your doctor. When you go for a visit, think of these tests as a way for a health care professional to better communicate your symptoms. Of course, online tests prove no match to the actual consultation.

For others, depression is recurring, meaning that they often experience episodes of depression - once or twice a month, at least once a year or several times in their lifetime.

Do not feel embarrassed, embarrassed or ashamed of your depression problem. People of different ages, ethnic groups, races and social classes have this problem. Although depression can occur at any age, depression usually develops in people who are between 25 and 44 years of age. If you have depression problems, you are not alone. Every day, there are more than 20 million American adults who are experiencing depression problems.

Be persistent and patient and you will find the method that suits you best for determining depression.

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