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Hmmm: Could be. But, the main symptoms of depression are sadness & inability to enjoy life, which you did not describe. Sounds more like you are disappointed in people and that has made you mad & bitter. Freud once said something like ... It is not surprising that people act like animals (since we are animals). It's surprising when we don't (i.e., when we are civilized, kind & generous). ...Read more
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Possibly: Irritabilty is a symptom of depression but also of other illnesses as well, such as bipolar disorder. To have depression he would need to have more symptoms than just irritability. Another option to consider is he could have problems coping with things and needs anger management. An evaluation by a mental health professional would help in accurately diagnosing and recommending treatment. ...Read more
Is a symptom of depression not being able to put up with the company of contented happy individuals?
Someone close to me has been feeling down for a while. What is the most common symptom of depression usually?
Depression symptoms: Common symptoms of depression include: feelings of sadness, a loss of interest in activities you used to enjoy, difficulty concentrating, change in sleep and/or appetite, fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, poor motivation, and irritabiliy. The person may also have problems functioning at work or school. If they have the majority of these symptoms they may have depression. ...Read more
Anxiety: Anxiety and depression can certainly be seen in the same individual. The part of the brain responsible for causing depression can also lead to anxiety. The same neurotransmitters are involved in both systems so we often times see both of these conditions in the same person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Difficulty concentrating can indeed be one of the symptoms of depression, but other things can cause this also. Such as, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, and some psychotic disorders. Substance abuse and/or dependence can lead to difficulty concentrating as well. Best bet would be to consult a psychiatrist for thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Nausea is probably not the most common physical symptom associated with depression, but change in appetite is commonly seen in depression. The symptoms seen in depression include loss of interest, sleep problems, guilt, loss of energy, poor concentration, sadness, and thoughts of death. Please see a health care professional if you have these symptoms. Treatment is effective. ...Read more
Possible: Physical manifestations from depression are numerous and vary from person to person. While it's possible that your nausea could be related to depression, nausea is a very non-specific symptom and is associated with many other conditions (not to mention what you're eating/drinking). If this persists, I recommend a physical evaluation with your doctor. ...Read more
Is negatively thinking about things like death and what life means a symptom of depression? My thinking has no answers so would a therapist be useless
Can flu like symptoms be a symptom of depression ? I'm feeling crushingly low at the moment and don't see much of a future if I always feel like this.
It can be.: The classic form of sleep disturbance with depression is early morning awakening (3-4 am), but some depressed people find it hard to fall asleep and then awaken multiple times during the night, finding it hard to fall asleep each time. Cure: psychotherapy is the best, medication can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a worsening of my fear of death a symptom of depression? A fear that makes activities I used to enjoy sad and scary.
Feel blah, living day-to-day, lack zest for life, feel more "empty" and unmotivated than sad. Could this be a symptom of depression?
Absolutely.: Some people manifest symptoms of depression in different ways. Some are tearful often then others who stop feeling happy and instead have this somewhat "numb" feeling. Sometimes this feeling precedes a more obvious kind of depression, but not always. I would make sure you talk with your doctor about this. There are many good treatments that could help you. Don't suffer in silence alone. Be well! ...Read more
Physician prescribed me clomfranil10mg will my symptom of depression end after completing this med?Is my depression modrate?How long med will continue
Not enough info: Need more info to assess if moderate - ask your doctor and/or you can be in touch with me. ...Read more
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