Depression is a serious psychological disorder. It has been significantly increasing into epidemic proportions.
There is a huge difference between being sad and being depressed. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb and cold. It often goes unseen, unrecognized, and undiagnosed.
Individuals that experience covert clinical depression have the tendency to fight inner demons without any individual knowing.
Depression affects 14.8 million adults in the United States, but most of them hide their symptoms away from their colleagues and even loved ones.
Today we give to you 8 habits of people with Hidden Depression:
1. They hide their mood
They are simply brilliant at hiding their emotions. You won’t even know for years that a person you know very well was depressed. They are masters of hiding their mood and they can always fake a smile.
2. They have unusual sleep habits.
Depressed people often fight with insomnia. They usually spend their day sleeping, which makes them look lazy.
3. They tend to be pessimistic
People that suffer from depression, are good at solving problems, but they tend to be pessimistic.
4. Strange diet plans
It’s said that our emotions do have an effect on our eating habits. Depressed people can go all day long without eating, but sometimes you can’t see them without food.
5. They search for meaning
They always search for purpose in their lives but are never able to get it. They tend to be obsessed with existential questions.
6. They have abandonment issues.
Abandonment can hurt them really bad. That’s why they avoid getting close to other people due to their fear that they will be abandoned.
7. They love cover-up stories
They have an excuse for everything they do. They can think of a cover-up story for everythink.
8. They have their own cures
These people try to deal with depression in their own way. They try to solve it by listening to music, writing, walking in the park or exercising.
Always do what you can to help a depressed person. They deserve to be understood and loved. Never give up on them.