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SIGNS TO RECOGNIZE PEOPLE WITH HIDDEN DEPRESSION

MORE SIGNS TO RECOGNIZE PEOPLE WITH HIDDEN DEPRESSION, PART II

The behavior of a depressed person might be interpreted as melancholy, though that is not what they are really feeling. Irritability is a very common symptom of depression that is frequently overlooked. Depression is a health problem you cannot see or measure, which makes it hard to combat. The constant work to keep up the necessary aspects of life while addressing depression drains the person and leaves little room for understanding and patience. If someone you know is quick to annoy and has a short temper; that is a side effect of depression. Feeling sad all the time is the main misconception about depression because it is mostly not feeling anything; most depressed people report feeling numb, and the kind …

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HOW TO RECOGNIZE PEOPLE WITH HIDDEN DEPRESSION

HOW TO RECOGNIZE PEOPLE WITH HIDDEN DEPRESSION

Despite the improved public understanding of depression over the years, we still frequently overlook or misunderstand the symptoms of depression. Because of incorrect assumptions about how depression manifests, too many people go undiagnosed, and this results in a number of people whose depression is hidden. They may develop ways of coping with their problems, concealing their illness from those around them. We need to renounce the assumption that suffering is always clearly visible so as to better recognize and help those who struggle that go unseen. Due to cultural stereotypes and media, we have assumptions about how a person with depression would behave. We imagine someone who constantly looks miserable, does not dress well and rarely leaves the room, but …

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