Patient Comments: Depression - Symptoms

What are your depression symptoms?

Comment from: jeanne marie, 45-54 Female Published: September 26

The positive thing about depression is that it can be treated. Yes, you do feel sad and low a lot of the time and for whatever reason depression came into your life don't wait a moment longer. Search for a doctor until you receive the help you need, whether it be with anti-depressants and/or cognitive behavior therapy- this helps you turn the negative feelings and thoughts into positive ones. Life is too short! Don't suffer any longer.

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Comment from: Naomi Joy, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: June 06

I feel sad and rejected and I can't concentrate in my studies. I find faults in all the people around me and I feel lonely and alone. I blame people around me for my sadness; I soak my pillow with tears. I leave my school for home and miss my lectures. I look moody all days and I don't answer my phone calls and avoid friends.

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Comment from: Sugalady1000, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 25

Depression for me is stagnating. Routine activities such as eating, concentrating, cleaning, and showering are daily stressors that demand my mental capacity. I have been dealing with depression for as long as I could remember, and being sad is all I know. I used to think that it was a normal part of life. Learning about depression helped me realize that even though I have a good life, I have missed out on a lot in my lifetime.

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