Sometimes it’s easier to tell when someone else in your life is suffering from depression than yourself. A lot of the time people find it hard to pinpoint the symptoms in themselves, which is completely normal!
It’s important to remember that depression and the signs that come along with it can be different for each individual so here are some of the classic signs as well as ones you wouldn’t necessarily expect.
7. You’re in pain
Not just mental pain either, a recent Canadian survey published in the journal Pain found that people suffering from depression were four times more likely to suffer from intense or debilitating neck and lower back pain than people you weren’t depressed. Some believe that it’s down to the person’s brain to be able to handle and anticipate the pain.