Someone close to you may be struggling with depression right now; take a look at these nine signs of hidden depression to help you spot red flags quickly.
Depression can strike anyone at any time. Psychology Today says that an estimated 15 million people in the US struggle with this condition every year, but many people keep this condition hidden from friends and family. We explore Read on to discover nine signs that someone is concealing depression, whether it’s a loved one or even yourself.
A person who is hiding depression often experiences a lack of energy most of the time, according to the Mayo Clinic. This could be from constant feelings of despair or hopelessness or from being unable to get sound sleep, both of which contribute to exhaustion and make it hard to get out of bed. Getting regular exercise, eating healthy foods and drinking enough water can help, as can socializing – even if you’re not feeling up to it. The key here is to not schedule too much in a day because that can be overwhelming.
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