Sadness and disappointments are part of life. And it is normal to feel a kind of depression after a serious event such as bereavement.
This is perhaps a depression, which only adequate treatment will overcome. So how to recognize a passenger discouragement when this real disease, which we will heal with proper treatment? Here are some concrete examples.
“The human species is once and for all and by nature doomed to suffering and ruin. The happy life is a contradiction in terms.” This was the very dark vision of the philosopher Schopenhauer.
But if the sentences are part of life, depression, it makes life a punishment without end. How to recognize the disease?
Inconsolable sadness sign of depression
The first sign of depression is a deep sadness, a feeling that everything is wrong, everything is black, and that nothing positive can happen to us. But of course, we are often to be sad: life is not only made up of joy! But the bad mood always ends up spending … except in the depressed. This one is locked in his pain. Even after a traumatic event such as bereavement of a loved one overcomes her grief within six months … except in depression.
Dark thoughts in the morning, depressive symptom?
The characteristic of this sadness, but also it will be steady. Each day follows and looks into its blackness. Usually it can get us to wake up sad or full of dark thoughts in the morning. But we do not know what mood you will be the next breakfast. While the depressed person invariably knows that every day it will rise to gloomy mood.
A life slowed down by depression
Another sign that does not deceive: the general slowdown. The depressed is overcome by fatigue, he does not speak, he has not the courage to do the work he was doing or get involved in their work or relationships with friends. It has an offset printing: as if everyone was going at a different pace than he was not on the same frequency. Loss of energy and feeling of exhaustion accompanies this state.
Holes memory and depressive syndrome
The person who suffers from depression as experiencing mental fatigue: lack of concentration, memory problems, etc. You feel that thoughts are slowed. So much so that some sometimes wonder if they do not suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, but these “false memory holes” while hiding real depressive problems.
Decrease desire and mood disorders
Lack of desire is an essential characteristic of depression. For example, you may feel sad or unhappy in your job, and you say “strongly next holiday”, where “strongly my next job.” You always have a desire in your troubles, not desire a change. While the depressed person even more will want something else. A lack of cravings that also feels at play: the depressed person has no taste for activity level, she no longer finds pleasure. This lack of interest affects all areas of life.
self-esteem and depression
Sign as depression: the fact to devalue. The person thinks it is good for nothing and has no longer considers itself. The sense of failure keeps coming. This can even leave the professional, to touch the family life: the depressed think he does not deserve his family life, the love that others wear it is not justified.
Inadequate comfort to a true depression
The feature of depression is that it can not be resolved by the consolation and emotional close. A “normal” sadness will be sensitive to others’ comfort. Depression is so strong that the relatives have no control. Only the treatment (medication and psychotherapy) allows the person to head out of the water, and only then it will enter a helping hand.
Fatigue and back pain, depression signs
Depression is often accompanied by physical signs. Note mainly anorexia, sleep disorders and pain (including back pain). Fatigue often experienced is unique in that it does not disappear after rest: it always feels tired …
If you recognize yourself in more of the situations described, you may be suffering from depression. Do not hesitate to consult your doctor, who can make the right diagnosis and help you regain the joy of living …