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Depression
There is one obvious
symptom : A suicide
note.

Most people don't recognize depression till it is too late, mistaking it for the blues. It is important to know that 1 man in 10 and 1 woman in 5 have a serious depression usually before their 40s. More than 80% of the victims, however can recover within a few weeks.

Symptoms ::
(general) A low feeling. Disinterest in everything, even pleasurable activities. Emotional paralysis. Big increase or loss in weight.Sleeplessness or over sleeping. Fatigue. Slowed body movement or thoughts. Feeling of worthlessness or guilt. Inability to concentrate or indecisiveness. Thought of death and suicide. Manic depressive : mood changes-wild euphoria to deep despair (affects 1% of the population). Untreated major depression generally last 6 months to 2 years. Average duration: 9 months.

Treatment ::
Do something constructive. Write an action plan daily. Break activities into manageable steps. You may never feel like doing anything. Take a small step to get started. Helping other people has a therapeutic effect. When you're sad, smile and sit up straight. Exercise. Get outdoors. Get more light. Never stay alone. Get together with friends. Master a new skill, If you don't feel better in 2 weeks. Talk to a doctor.


 
 
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