Here is an article describing very simply the symptoms of depression and the ways to test yourself for depression.
Depression is a serious and common illness that touches many people, everywhere. The following is only intended as a series of pointers to help a depressed person (or to help cope with depression). These are very basic successful techniques begin a new pursuit of happiness. Success is a process not an event or goal. Here’s a path…
- Do something for others: This will build self esteem and create gratitude in others, but start small, don’t be extravagant or extreme.
- Use positive affirmations: Repeat positive statements like, “I can do it. I’m all right.