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  • Writer's pictureLiz Morrison, LCSW

Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. Signs and symptoms of depression can show up at work, at home, at a party, or even just while sitting and doing nothing. This is why it is so important to be aware of when you start to exhibit feelings of depression, and then take steps to alleviate them.

The signs of depression varies from person to person.

Below you will find the most common signs and symptoms of depression:

  • Irritability

  • Loss of interest in activities

  • Excessive crying

  • Low self-esteem

  • Fatigue

  • Appetite or weight changes

  • History of suicidal thoughts

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms and are feeling that they are impacting your life, it is important to seek help in the form of getting a mental health evaluation. This evaluation will allow you to explore where these feelings are coming from so you can start enjoying your life.

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