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Having feelings of worthlessness due to depression?

Having feelings of worthlessness due to depression?

Not Unusual: A feeling of worthlessness is one of the classic symptoms of depression. If you are feeling worthless most of the time it is important for you to seek out help. Also, physical problems can cause depression, so it would be a good idea to get a good physical exam. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

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


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Feelings of worthlessness part of depression?

Feelings of worthlessness part of depression?

Yes: A feeling of worthlessness is one of the classic signs of depression. Of course, worthlessness does not automatically mean a person has severe depression. This would need to be evaluated in a professional setting. ...Read more

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What do you do to combat depression, hopelessness, and feelings of worthlessness?

What do you do to combat depression, hopelessness, and feelings of worthlessness?

Talk or medicines: If you have clinical depression, talking with a therapist can really help. Literature shows that talk therapy can work just as well as taking an antidepressant. Some feel so down, however, that they cannot even get themselves to go to a therapist, so i usually start with a medicine and then, when you are feeling somewhat better, consider going to a therapist at that point. ...Read more

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Hello i think i may be depressed. I have looked up the sings after feel worthlessness for over a yeah now and I have most of the sing's.. I need help ?

Depression: If concerned about depression, please consult your physician for an overall health review and also to investigate other medical illnesses which can present with depression. There are good treatments for depression, which include both psychotherapy and medications as needed. The 2 work well together, and are additive in positive effects. ...Read more

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Someone close to me has been feeling down for a while. What is the most common symptom of depression usually?

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

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What to do if I am feeling guilty about having depression?

What to do if I am feeling guilty about having depression?

Learn more: Learning more about depression can be helpful in understanding the feelings you are having. Guilt is a common emotion among depressed patients and there does not have to be a reason for being depressed. Seek medical attention and learn about the numerous treatment options for depression including medications and therapy. You are not alone. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I am feeling guilty about having depression?

I would tell you : That guilt is a common symptom of depression. I would recommend that you stop beating yourself up. I would further recommend that you get mental health care because you are worth it. Take care. ...Read more

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Feeling disconnected, non-existant and clouded. Could this be symptoms of depression even though i don't feel depressed?

Feeling disconnected, non-existant and clouded. Could this be symptoms of depression even though i don't feel depressed?

Depression: All of these could certainly be symptoms of depression. They can also be symptomatic of a dissociative disorder - i suggest you see a therapist to determine what is going on, as a psychologist can take an extensive history to make a more specific diagnosis of this problem. ...Read more

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Told feeling life is pointless is a symptom of my depression but isn't thinking life is not pointless denial? Since we all die, how can life matter?

Told feeling life is pointless is a symptom of my depression but isn't thinking life is not pointless denial? Since we all die, how can life matter?

I am sorry you: feel so hopeless. A mental health professional can help. Beyond that, just focusing on a life that can help in any way to relieve the suffering or poverty of others is not pointless. That thought may help you break the negative self talk cycle you may be in. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Selby Jacobs
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Guilt (Definition)

to say Guilt is any way I can control you and make you feel anxious doing it. Its an atypical anxiety state that you feel when you are accused of doing something you should not have done, or you didn't do something you should have. The underlying feeling you have is resentment, but that remains unexpressed as you ...Read more


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