Dealing with syndrome depression has never been easy. After all, depression isn’t something that can be easily dealt with. in general, depression doesn’t have a face – you can’t really know whether someone is depressed or not just by looking at them. It is common for depressed people to look happy – smiling all of the times, laughing and joking – but they are actually feeling empty inside and Some of the cases that involve world celebrities and their suicidal stories have shown the world how dangerous a depression can be.
Depression: More than Sadness
As humans, it is normal when you experience ups and downs, including happiness, joy, sadness, and grief along the way. You are entitled to those emotions – and you can show a good self control when you are able to manage those emotions. Unfortunately, that’s not the case with depressed people. They have this constant negative feeling – feeling unworthy, useless, empty, sad, and such negative feelings.
The difference of ‘normal’ and depressed people is the ability to bounce back. It is normal to feel sad every once in a while but people will get back up. They will be able to deal with their emotions and bounce back. Too bad that such thing will be difficult for depressed people. They can’t just rise up from their syndrome depression. If you think that depression is easy, and you probably think, ‘They should gather up themselves. Don’t be a whiny.” then you don’t know how bad a depression can be.
Depressed people can’t simply ‘get things together’ easily. They need help. Counseling, therapies, and a lending hand will play an important role to make themselves better. People with syndrome depression have to work extra hard to get rid of their negative emotions so they can function normally.
The Most Common Symptoms
There are different kinds of syndrome depression as there are so many different types of depressions. In most cases, the symptoms include:
- Lingering sadness or a feeling of emptiness for a long time
- Losing pleasure or interest in activities or things you previously like, enjoy, or love
- Losing weight significantly – or even gaining weight significantly – within a short span of time
- Having excessive sleeping or not being able to sleep at all
- Suffering from constant and continuous fatigue, energy loss, or tiredness
- Suffering from constant irritation or restlessness
- Having problems to concentrate, think, or focus
- Having thoughts of death and doing suicidal attempts
When these symptoms start to interfere with your life or your daily activities, you should really get help. When your professional, social, and personal life has been affected – you can’t work or focus, you are withdrawn from your social circle, etc – you should get help. If you have read the previous sections about the symptoms and you have more than five of them, you should seriously get help.
Getting help is your best option. Discussing things with your doctor as they are able to provide the best solution. Never take syndrome depression for granted because it will affect your way in the most drastic way.