Are you depressed? Do you suspect that someone you know has signs of depression? Depression symptoms can be very subtle. For example, overeating, sleeping too much (hypersomnia) or sleeping too little (or difficulty sleeping insomnia), abusing drugs, taking unreasonable risks, etc
Perhaps, you are wondering what are some signs of depression, or how to know signs of depression in a love one, we hope this video helps raise awareness about this mental health issue.
This video gives a general guidance and is not meant to replace professional advice. Everyone is different with their situation and may not be applied to everyone. Please seek for a professional help if you’re struggling.
A playlist on depression that we made: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD4cyJhQaFwUJVS9EhPoe69k17o7wk0-8
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World Health Organization (2020). Fact Sheet on Depression. Retrieved 11 March 2021 from www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/depression#:~:text=Depression%20is%20a%20common%20mental,affected%20by%20depression%20than%20men.
American Psychological Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th Ed). Washington, DC; APA Publishing.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (2017). Understanding Anxiety and Depression. Retrieved from adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/depression
Troisi, A., & D’Argenio, A. (2004). The relationship between anger and depression in a clinical sample of young men: the role of insecure attachment. Journal of affective disorders, 79(1-3), 269-272.