Signs of Depression

Depression is a debilitating disorder that can strike at any age. Left untreated, depression can take the enjoyment out of life and can lead to a variety of problems, including problems with relationships, physical health, and emotional well-being.


  • Depressed Mood
  • Irritable
  • Loss of interest in things that previously brought enjoyment.
  • Weight loss or weight gain.
  • Sleep Disturbance.
  • Agitation
  • Fatigue
  • Feelings of worthlessness.
  • Inability to concentrate.
  • Thoughts of death and dying.
  • Tearfulness

Common expressions frequently heard from individuals that are depressed.

  • “I don’t feel like doing anything”
  • “I get irritated with everybody.”
  • “I’m just not interested any more.”
  • “I don’t have the energy to do anything.”
  • “I’m too tired.”
  • “My body hurts.”
  • “It won’t matter anyway.”
  • “Nothing will help.”
  • “I wish I just would go to sleep and not wake up.”
  • “Why try?”
  • “It is too hard to get up in the morning.”
  • “I hate my life.”
  • “I wish it would all end.”
  • “I just want the pain to end.”
  • “I can’t”