Am I Depressed? 8 Common Symptoms of Depression

  Atypical Depression: Easily the most misunderstood and underresearched form of depression, atypical depression presents as a physical heaviness found in the arms and legs. 

No matter what form of depression you suffer from, one commonality remains: it’s much deeper than simply feeling sad.  Lets look at the top 8 symptoms of depression..

What Should I Do If I Think I’m Depressed?

If you resonate with any of the symptoms described above, it’s important to take the necessary next steps. 

Depression doesn’t often subside if left untreated, in fact, many people experience a worsening of symptoms over time.

Reaching out to either a mental health professional or medical provider is a small, but powerful step to getting your life and mental health back on track. Nobody deserves to sit in a dark place alone. Once you make the conscious choice to confront your depression, you’ve already begun winning the war inside of you.


Resources:

 

https://apn.com/resources/11-common-symptoms-of-depression/

 

https://cornercanyonhc.com/blog/depression-and-memory-loss/

 

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/symptoms-causes/syc-20356007

 

Written by Martin Davis