There are many reasons that can cause depression, and it has no single cause, often time it results from a combination of things. Like after an intense incident, people can get seriously depressed, example, a divorce in the family, someone you love dying, a stressful home life, violence, or breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend etc. Other times, depression just happens by itself, and you may have no idea of why depression has struck you. And genetics also play an important part in depression. It can run in families for generations.
People who are suffering from depression or manic disorders actually exhibit or show each and every kind of symptom of depression, which themselves may not know.
Below are some common examples of symptoms of depression that we all shall know and understand:
Prolonged period of sadness or not feeling “up to it”
People who are always feeling not in the mood, who’d rather mope around the house and feel sorry for oneself is the best example for this symptom of depression.
Feels hopeless, perennial pessimist
Speaking of feeling sorry for him/herself, when a person actually feels like he/she has nothing to look forward to in his or her life. as for being the perennial pessimist, he/she usually very negative about things, and the feeling of hopelessness comes in to mind.
Guilt-driven, loss of self-worth and helplessness
People who prefer to mope around all day long, and whenever a person feels so guilty over something, or a person feels like he or she isn’t worthy of being happy or enjoying oneself, it makes him/her a very sad person. If one is actually too sad to take pleasure even in the very things that one loves then that person is seriously lacking something, rather, that person might well have caught in the depression bug.
Fatigue, always tired
The other tell-tale symptoms of depression is lacking of physical energy at all times. People who are suffering from depression will lost whatever interest in life that they may have had before. If one would prefer to just mope around (probably won’t even eat and not get enough sleep), he/she may well be on his/her way to not just a mental illness but it can actually be terrible for his/her physical health as well.
Having trouble concentrating, having bad memory and is indecisive
Wherein a person lack of interest with regards to the outside world or for just about anything for that matter can lead to that person’s inability in losing track of things, and not be able to remember things – what happened or what other people said etc. Lack of interest actually makes depressed people very inattentive.
Oftentimes, depression can easily get in the way of an individual’s daily activities and his or her’s normal functions, ones zest for life can quickly and easily dissipate due to depression. If a person who hates him or herself, who has no self-confidence and trying to isolate oneself from the world, who are not caring about living any more. It’s highly likely that not only will depression his/her relationship with oneself but with his or her loved ones as well.