Depression Resources
Symptoms
Treatments
Sub-types
Causes
Associated Disorders

Depression Symptoms

General Depression Symptoms

  • Diminished interest or pleasure in activities
  • Significant weight changes- loss or gain without trying to change weight.
  • Slowing down of thoughts and/or physical movements.
  • Fatigue and/or loss of energy during most days
  • Feelings of worthlessness
  • Inappropriate or extreme guilt
  • Trouble concentrating and/or Decision making
  • Recurrent thoughts of Death and/or Suicide
  • Suicidal ideation with out a plan
  • Suicidal thoughts with a plan
  • Suicidal attempt
    • Source Psycom referencing the DSMV

Depression Symptoms in Men

According to Southern California Sunrise Recovery Center the following Symptoms are ways that men are more likely to experience depression:

  • Irritability
  • Loss of interest in work, hobbies, or once pleasurable activities, including sex
  • Issues with sleep
  • Physical problems like headaches, digestive disorders, or chronic pain
  • Drug and alcohol addiction
  • Behavioral changes, such as becoming abusive, controlling, or violent
  • Risky behavior, such as aggressive driving or unsafe sex

Depression Treatments

Medication

Therapy

Natural Treatments

Develop Routines

Set Goals

Exercise

Healthy Diet

Get plenty of sleep

Take on Responsibilities

Challenge Negative Thoughts

Supplements- Check with your Doctor 1st

Try a new activity

Do something fun

-Source Web MD

Types of Depression

Major Depression

Psychotic Depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Persistent Depression Disorder

Minor Depression

Episodes of Depression as part of Bipolar Depression.

Causes of Depression

Depression Associated Disorders

  • Other mental illnesses
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Parkinson’s disease