Depression is different from grief or sadness. Grief and sadness come in waves, and generally, you, your self-image, and your worth remain intact. However, depression erodes your self-worth until it is crumbling beneath your feet. To bring more awareness about depression, here a few common signs most people with depression have.
Do you always feel “lazy”, unmotivated, and uninspired? We also made a video on the signs it’s depression, not laziness:
Disclaimer: The information in this video is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained in this video is for general information purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your own doctor/health professional.
Writer: Sara Del Villar
Script Editor: Isadora Ho
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Nhi Nguyen
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