People sometimes feel depress but if you are already feeling a gloomy mood, and you have lost interest in the things you usually do for about two weeks or more then that is something that needs extra attention. These are major depression symptoms. Sometimes it’s also referred as clinical depression. When you feel this kind of depression, you should not just take it for granted. It is something that once found out should be immediately taken care of.
This kind of depression associates someone to associate negatively all of the things in his/her life such as social, work, education, love and family by just having a sudden change of mood. An example of which is that because of a feeling of depression, you are not bound to do the things you’re supposed to do. If you’re aiming to achieve something and put all your effort to it but then you failed to get it because of some outbound reasons then you’ll be depressed. Depression may affect one’s whole personality and way of life. With just a snap of a finger, a person’s whole perception can change because of depression.
Depression should be taken seriously because those who have a very weak personality may find it hard to find a reason to live. This is the cause why there are those who commit suicide. The cause of depression can be of many things; sometimes it is felt because there is certain realization of worthlessness in one’s end so for them there is no longer a reason to live.
Feeling depressed because of certain intake of medicines and alcohol is not considered a major depressive disorder or a general medical condition. There are also instances where people who have a history of manic, hypomanic, bipolar, schizophrenia, delusion or psychotic disorder is not someone that can be diagnosed with major depression symptoms.
• Always shows an irritable mood and have the feeling of depression almost every day or most of the day. Both being observed by own self and of others
• Lost interest in pleasure and other activities which one usually do
• Significant weight loss without even the intent to do a diet and lost appetite on food
• Cannot sleep every night thinking about many things and sometimes caught looking on far distance
• Psychomotor agitation
• Feeling of fatigue
• Hard to concentrate on work and always doing the wrong thing
• Recurrent thoughts of death, suicide and alike.
• Agitation, restlessness, and irritability
• Being isolated from others or a group
• Not being able to concentrate
• Feeling of worthlessness, hate and guilt to self
Remember that major depression is different from Bereavement. When we say bereavement, it is the time where we feel depress because of a loss of a loved one and alike. If this takes longer than two months and is being characterized with suicidal ideation, morbid thoughts, psychotic symptoms and psychomotor retardation.
People suffering from depression connote a negative attitude. For them, there is no way of solving things. Sometimes depression is very severe, and there may also be psychotic symptoms which may also incur hallucinations and delusions.
There are different kinds of depression, and some are major while some are simply minor. To be able to be tagged as someone who suffers from major depression disorder (MDD), you must have at least five symptoms from the list before you are considered having this disorder. Also, the symptoms must be able to last for about two weeks onwards.2016-08-25