People with depressive illness are:
Indifferent, uncommunicative, silent
Selfish, unaware or insensitive about the needs of others
Irrational and unreasonable
Outgoing and pleasant in public, the opposite at home
Fickle-minded and unpredictable
Makes unexplainable and sudden references to separation and divorce
Cruel, belittling, and critical
Take alcohol and drugs in excessive amounts
The unofficial list of symptoms demonstrate why depressive sickness threatens good relationships and disrupts families. Identifying, understanding, and learning how to cope with depression is the primary solution to end the sufferers misery.
These official real-life symptoms are the ones doctors use to diagnose depression.
A consistent sad, empty, or distressed mood
Irritability, excessive crying
Sleep and appetite disturbances
Chronic aches and pains that don't respond to treatment
Difficulty in remembering, focusing, and making decisions
Feelings of hopelessness, pessimism
Loss of interest or pleasure in activities previously enjoyed, including sex and sports
Thoughts of death or suicide; suicide attempts
Helpful Depression Related Resources
EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique
Depression responds well to EFT. In most cases the depressed feelings vanish or are materially reduced within a few minutes of applying it. No drugs involved. Also, repeated applications of EFT often eliminate these feelings permanently so that they no longer re-appear on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. To learn the basics of EFT click here.
The Science of Being Well
Be well immediately by getting help staying on track with thinking and living in the Certain Way just when the going gets toughest - at times you may not be able to predict! Click here to learn more about The Science of Being Well...
The Sedona Method
Your heart beats rapidly as though it might burst through your chest any minute. You know logically that there is no reason to feel the fear that is gripping your gut, but you feel out-of-control powerless to do anything about it.
Does this sound familiar? If you have ever felt like this, you are not alone - and there is real lasting help in form of the Sedona Method. The Sedona Method is a powerful tool for letting go of all fear and anxiety. Click here to learn more about the Sedona Method...
Heals unresolved emotional issues at the deepest level, including anxiety, depression, anger, substance-abuse, fear and many other dysfunctional feelings. Click here to learn more about Centerpointe...