Symptoms of Depression

It is important to remember that we all experience some of these symptoms from time to time, and it may not necessarily mean you're depressed. Equally, not everyone who is experiencing depression will have all of these symptoms.


Behaviors

  • Avoiding people
  • Less productive at work or school
  • Withdrawing from activities
  • Using alcohol or sedatives more frequently
  • Not enjoying things
  • Lack of concentration

Feelings

  • Overwhelmed
  • Guilty
  • Irritable
  • Frustrated
  • Lacking in confidence
  • Unhappy
  • Indecisive
  • Disappointed
  • Miserable
  • Sad

Thoughts

  • "I’m a failure."
  • "It’s always my fault."
  • "Nothing good ever happens to me."
  • "I’m worthless."
  • "Life’s not worth living."
  • "People would be better off without me."

Physical

  • Frequently tired
  • Sick and run down
  • Headaches and muscle pains
  • Stressed
  • Unable to sleep
  • Loss or change of appetite
  • Significant weight loss or gain

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, let us pair you with a therapist who can help.