What does depression feel like?

 

 Depression is generally characterized by a persistent low mood with several other symptoms. Each affected individual can describe his or her feelings and symptoms differently, however, typical depressive symptoms include:

* Persistent sadness

* A diminished mental focus and productivity

* A loss of energy and motivation to perform daily tasks

* Feelings of guilt

* Loss of interest and desire to engage in enjoyable activities

* Persistent negative thoughts and low self esteem

* Poor sleep

* Reduced appetite

*Suicidal thoughts

*Hallucination if severe

Guirish Radja