What is Depression?

What are the symptoms of depression?


What are the symptoms of depression?

The illness has some precise symptoms which are easily perceptible. Below listed are its symptoms:


  • Sorrow
  • Guilt
  • Desperateness
  • Angry outbursts
  • Irritability


  • Trouble making judgments
  • Trouble focusing
  • Trouble remembering
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself


  • Drawing away from people
  • Substance abuse
  • Missing work, school or other important pledges
  • Physical complications:
  • Unsolved pains
  • Fatigue or absence of energy
  • Weight loss
  • Weight gain
  • Variations in appetite
  • Deviations in sleep –either sleeping very little or very much

How to know if you could be facing from depression?

It is important to know whether you could be facing from this illness. With help of a healthcare provider, you could detect whether illness you are facing is depression or actually it is a bipolar disorder. When you approach a health care expert, they would usually employ a sequence of questions termed as a screening tool to analyse depression.

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