Depression can be hard to diagnose because many don’t want to talk about it, but it’s important to do so if you think you have a problem so you can get treated. Depression shouldn’t go unchecked. This gives us twelve symptoms to look out for so we know what to tell medical professionals. If you think you may have depression see how many of these signs you have. If you have many it will confirm your thoughts.
- Persons with depression generally have a poor self-image, as well as a tendency to be continuously dispirited and avoid social situations.
- Classic signs of depression, such as poor appetite and fatigue, are common among elders, making it much more difficult to assess depression in that age group.
- Research suggests that the lifetime prevalence of a major depressive disorder is close to fifty percent higher in females than males.
“Reproductive events such as infertility, miscarriage, oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy have been reported to cause depression in women as well.”
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