According to the National Institute of Mental Health, symptoms of depression may include: feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and/or helplessness, loss of interest in activities or hobbies once pleasurable, difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much, and a feeling of sadness for more than a few weeks. If you or a loved one are experiencing any of these symptoms then it is time to seek help from a medical professional.
I am going to begin a series of posts on My Depression Connection about the individual symptoms one can experience when suffering from depression. We have all seen the lists of depression symptoms. Here I wish to delve into them one by one to talk about what it is like to experience these manifestations of depression from personal experience. A…