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Major Depression symptoms
Major Depression

Symptoms could include:

  • Sleeplessness
  • Weight Gain
  • Irritable Mood
  • Depressed Mood
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Anorexia
  • Social Withdrawal
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Feeling Hopeless
  • Excessive Sleep
  • Unable to Concentrate
  • Preoccupation With Death
  • Unintentional Weight Loss
  • Withdrawn Behavior
  • Feeling Empty
  • Loss of Capacity For Enjoyment
  • Loss of Interest In Previously Enjoyable Activity
  • Weight Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Tired
  • Guilt
  • Asthenia
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Agitation
  • Mood Swings
  • Lethargy
  • Increased Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Alienation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Stupor
  • Poor Self Esteem
  • Flat Affect
  • Outbursts of Anger
  • Poor Hygiene
  • Self-Depreciation
  • At risk for suicide
  • Unable to Eat
  • Uncontrollable Crying
  • Feeling Powerless
  • Unintentional Weight Gain
  • Unable to Think Clearly
  • Monotone Voice
  • Thoughts About Dying
  • Sudden Awakening
  • Feeling of Anger
  • Neglected Appearance
  • Regression - Mental Defense Mechanism
  • Binge Drinking
  • According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects nearly 60 million Americans a year (NIH, 2007). Almost everyone experiences some form of short-term insomnia in his or her life. Some people with insom...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypersomnia is a condition that causes a patient to feel sleepy throughout the day.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The ability to concentrate is a function of mental status and cognition. Impairment of the ability to concentrate can be a problem of neurologic or psychiatric origin or a combination of behavior and mentation.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • As we age our muscles shrink, and weight loss becomes a challenge. Read about what you can do to maintain a healthy weight as you age.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Mediterranean Diet focuses on fresh foods that help to stay healthy and fit in a natural way. It's based on the traditional eating habits of the poor coastal regions of Southern Italy, Crete, and Greece. In addition to weight loss, the diet is...
    Source:HLCMS
  • You can't play catch with your child because you get too winded. You wake up choking in the middle of the night due to sleep apnea. You want to be able to shop in mainstream stores. There are hundreds of reasons to lose weight. Of course, being di...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Making the decision to revamp your diet and shed some pounds takes courage, dedication, time, and effort, but it absolutely can be done. Before embarking on any weight-loss plan, it's wise to check in with your physician, especially if you struggl...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Being tired is the familiar aftermath of physical exertion, prolonged labor or lack of sleep. When does being tired become a symptom of a condition? Fatigue, malaise, lassitude, exhaustion are all subtle variations of the same subjective feelings of not having enough energy to meet the demands of one's life.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually feels sluggish, disinterested in life, and has low energy, the situation should be investigated by a physician.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires. This may or may not result in weight gain. Your hunger should be relieved when you eat. It is normal to have an increased appetite after ph...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stupor is a state of impaired consciousness in which it is difficult to arouse a person even with vigorous, noxious stimulation. The state of obtundation resembles a deep sleep from which the person can only be awakened for brief periods by shaking, shouting or pinching.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Self-esteem is the general opinion a person has about himself or herself. Having high but realistic self-esteem is essential to good mental health.
    Source:HLCMS
  • For many people, having a drink a few times per week can be a way to unwind with friends. However, drinking to excess or being unable to control the amount of alcohol you consume could lead to serious health consequences or problems at work, schoo...
    Source:HLCMS
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