8 things you unconsciously do when depressed

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Depression is still misunderstood, despite being one of the most common mental illnesses.

In fact, there are some symptoms of depression that may go over our own heads, because it’s hard to notice some behavioral changes within ourselves.

Some unusual signs of depression include irritability. People who are depressed are more inclined to lash out at others.

They may also have pathological guilt about ridiculous things. An increase in alcohol or drug use is caused by the need to self-medicate.

Excessive behavior, especially online addictions, such as gambling or Facebook or shopping, may signal depression.

Excess daydreaming may also signal depression. People with depression tend to be more inattentive to their surroundings, which may result in more falls.

To help you understand more about depression, we are going to talk about some of the common things you might do when depressed that you may not even notice.

DISCLAIMER: This video is meant for educational purposes and not to take the place of a proper diagnosis.

If you suspect you might have undiagnosed depression, please consult a physician or mental health professional.

If you care about mental health, please read studies about health problem that could double your depression risk, and noise that could boost your memory function and improve deep sleep.

Source: Psych2Go (Shared via CC-BY)

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