depression as a common
acceptable state of mind in which the person can just "get
over it" or "cheer
up". However, when someone exhibits the
signs and symptoms of
depression many people are surprise what is considered being
and old can and do experience depression.
Children to elderly are susceptible to depression.
The following are symptoms of Depression:
• Feeling tired all the time even after a full night of rest
• Difficulty sleeping, frequent awakening during the night
• Weight loss or weight gained
• Difficulty concentrating both at home and work
• Lost of interest on things that usually bring pleasure
• Crying spells, not knowing why one is crying
• Isolation the need to be alone
• Feeling hopeless, helpless, worthless
• Death wishes
Although some persons exhibit some of
the signs and symptoms of depression, they may not be depressed. People
sometimes experience depression-like symptoms and are soon over the
symptoms and recover. Most likely than not, they were not depressed.
Depression is a serious illness that needs professional help.
Make an appointment to speak with
your CHOICE CONSULTING-EAP counselor,
call (915) 541-1140