Symptoms of depression include:

  • Depressed mood
  • Loss of interest in activities the person previously enjoyed
  • Relationships seem empty
  • Poor or increased appetite
  • Loss or gain of weight
  • Poor or excessive sleep
  • Tiredness and exhaustion
  • Poor concentration
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worthlessness
  • Agitation or sluggishness
  • Suicidal thoughts or wishing to die
  • Unexplained physical symptoms such as aches and pains, headache and digestive symptoms..