What Are the 5 Characteristics of Depression?

Cover picture for the articleDepressive symptoms vary from person to person, ranging from mild to severe and acute or chronic. Despite a huge range of symptoms here are five of the most common characteristics that the majority of people with depression experience:. Low mood/low interest in activities enjoyed previously:. Low interest or feeling...

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A lot of depressed people are always trying to be humorous. Robin Williams is a prime example, John Belushi, Chris Farley and many others. It never seems to be mentioned in articles like this. I personally know a couple people who try to hide their pain with humor. Humor is worn like a mask.


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