10 Unexpected Signs That You're Struggling With Depression

10 Unexpected Signs That You're Struggling With Depression

When you imagine a depressed person, it's probably someone who acts very sad and hopeless all the time. Thing is, depression symptoms can be a lot more subtle than that, manifesting not just with emotional signs, but with physical ones as well. "Depression doesn’t always look like debilitating sadness," says Richard Kravitz, MD, MSPH, a professor of internal medicine at University of California, Davis, and an expert in identifying depression in primary-care settings. "Patients are reluctant to consider depression as a cause of their symptoms—in part because they may equate it with weakness, but also in part because they simply...

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