October 7, 2009

Top Ten Depression Symptoms*

Top Ten Depression Symptoms*   [Main Story]

1. Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” feelings

2. Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and/or helplessness
3. Irritability, restlessness
4. Loss of interest in activities or hobbies once pleasurable, including sex
5. Fatigue and decreased energy
6. Difficulty concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions
7. Insomnia, early-morning wakefulness, or excessive sleeping
8. Overeating or appetite loss
9. Thoughts of suicide, suicide attempts
10. Persistent aches or pains, headaches