Signs Of Depression After Losing A Loved One

 

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The loss of someone you valued the most is one the various emotional struggles you could ever imagine. It is when you will undergo the process of self-healing, and it could probably take a while. Depression is something that will eventually make you feel weak and vulnerable from all sorts of negative energy that might somehow lead to clear and unpredictable bad decisions when it goes untreated.

How To Determine Depression

It is essential to understand that depression is something you should not ignore. You might experience symptoms that show warning signs and diagnosis that you might have to address as early as possible. Here are some of the signs that will determine if you are having depression and anxiety after losing someone you love.

 

Extreme sadness: The feeling of emptiness and anxiety is one of the most common signs of depression. It is proven to have a connection with the relentless loneliness that will try to separate you from the real world. The emotion will try to create barriers that will hinder you from a fast recovery that might create difficulties that can lead to mental health issues. “Loneliness is an epidemic, We’re the most socially connected society, yet so many people experience extreme loneliness.” psychologist Amy Sullivan, PsyD. explains.

 

Loss of apathy on things: The attitude of losing interest in things shows a significant impact on a person’s behavior. The psychological motor will soon have problems dealing with things that complicate the desire of a person to do the things that he likes and lose focus on the things that he needs.

 

Overeating or loss of appetite: Though these signs are unnoticeable, overeating and appetite loss plays a part in determining depression. An appetite disturbance has become the person’s means of escape when they feel miserable and frustrated about their loss. Interfering with a healthy habit has something to do with psychological imbalance caused by extreme anxiety.

 

Pessimism: People that have depression cannot contain the negative energy. They always focus on the unconstructive side of every situation. They always make excuses, they don’t consider solutions, they avoid decision making, they over think all the time, they create additional problems, they don’t think clearly at all, and they don’t try to resolve the issue.

 

Irritability: The behavioral problem when it comes to a person’s longing for recovery has become an issue. Simple means of irritability can determine the symptoms of depression. “Hostility and irritability are also linked to a higher likelihood of having other mental illness, like anxiety. Other emotions such as sadness, shame, or helplessness often underlie the irritability, but irritability is what shows up on the surface.” Shannon Kolakowski, PsyD. elaborates. He does not feel comfortable about anything and somehow lost the urge to maintain his balance. Over time, he changes his attitude towards the people around him too.

 

Fatigue: This is merely one of the basics of depression. It is when a person feels weak and exhausted even without doing anything. The brain functions twice as much as it should when under the pressure of stress and grief. The lack of energy comes from mental, physical, and emotional struggle.

 

Attempts and suicidal thoughts: A person with a clear sign of depression has the habit of thinking about self-inflicting harm. It is considered the most dangerous observable level that affects a person’s way of thinking. “Not all people who have thoughts of suicide end up acting on those thoughts. But for those who do, generally there is deep emotional pain combined with a belief that things will never improve.” Dr. Chantal Gagnon PhD LMHC said.

 

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Depression is a disorder that has something to do with grief. These common signs and symptoms may vary depending on the type of person and his capability to overcome stress. It is always advisable that you still take considerations of the things that you do after losing someone. Or if you know a person who is experiencing these symptoms, don’t hesitate to start making actions and schedule a consultation.

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