Ten major symptoms of depression
1. The degree of depression is different, ranging from mild mood to sadness, pessimism, and despair. The patient feels a heavy heart, life is boring, he is not happy, he is unhappy, he is so old, his pain is difficult, and he can’t help himself. Some patients can also experience anxiety, excitement, and nervousness.
2, negative pessimism: the heart is very painful, pessimistic, desperate, feel that life is a burden, not worthy of nostalgia, to solve the problem of death, can produce strong suicidal thoughts and behavior.
3, physical or biological symptoms: depressed patients often have a loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep disorders, sexual dysfunction and mood fluctuations, and other biological symptoms, very common, but not every case.
4, loss of appetite, weight loss: Most patients have a loss of appetite, stomach symptoms, delicious food is no longer tempting, patients do not think about tea or food tasteless, often accompanied by weight loss.
5, sleep disorders: the typical sleep disorder is early awake, 2 to 3 hours earlier than usual, waking up and do not fall asleep, into a sad atmosphere.
6. Loss of interest is one of the common symptoms of depressed patients. Losing the enthusiasm and fun of my past life and work, I am interested in everything. I can’t experience the joy of family, I don’t care about my past hobbies, I often live alone, alienate my friends and relatives, and avoid socializing. 7, energy loss, fatigue and weakness, washing, dressing and other small things are difficult and difficult. Patients often use “mental breakdown” and “defeated ball” to describe their condition.
8. Self-evaluation is too low: patients tend to over-deprecate their own abilities and look at their present, past, and future in a critical, negative, and negative manner. This is not the case. It is not right. It is nothing to say and the future is dark. Strong self-blame, guilt, uselessness, worthlessness, helplessness, and serious self-crime and doubtfulness.
9. The patient showed significant, persistent, and general depression, difficulty in attention, memory loss, slow brain, occlusion of mind, and slow movement, but some patients showed anxiety, anxiety, nervousness, and agitation.
10, day and night change: the patient’s mood has heavy night light changes. Get into a low mood in the morning or morning, and get better in the afternoon or evening, for a short conversation and a meal. The incidence of day and night changes is about 50%.
Self-treatment for depression
First, drugs are not omnipotent: self-treatment of depression should be carried out in combination with both physical and psychological aspects. Some patients rely on drugs for the treatment of depression. Especially some drugs that have a strong calming effect. It is undeniable that these drugs do have certain effects, but such calming drugs are mostly western medicines, which are easy to cause great damage to liver and kidney function. On the basis of relying on drugs, it is necessary to assist with psychological counseling and learn to adjust themselves. Helps to restore the condition.