Depression

Depression can feel dark and lonely or can creep up on you. People experience depression in various ways, and it is common for us to ignore the signs and symptoms of depression until it worsens because of our busy lives or even shame. Revival Counselling Services wants to support you at any stage of depression, whether you are feeling sadness, hopelessness, or even suicidal thoughts.
Depression may look like the following (please be mindful that this is not a diagnostic tool):
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Hopelessness

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Lack of motivation

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Irritation

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Loss of interest in activities

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Thoughts about dying

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Isolating yourself

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Loss of appetite

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Losing interest in personal presentation or grooming

There may be days where you think that depression will last forever.  Revival Counselling Services is here to support.

References

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5®). American Psychiatric Pub.

Carlson, J., & Englar-Carlson, M. (2017). Adlerian psychotherapy. American Psychological Association.

Rasmussens, P. R., & Dover, G. J. (2006). The purposefulness of anxiety and depression: Adlerian and evolutionary views. Journal of Individual Psychology, 62(4).