Hidden Signs Of Depression

In a recent study, using data from almost 7 million Americans (4 surveys), the author, Dr. Jean Twenge, wrote, “ This study shows an increase in symptoms dreamstimefree_1207893.jpg griefmost people don’t even know are connected with depression, which shows that adolescents and adults really are suffering more.”

People did not seems to understand that these can be symptoms of depression:

  1. Poor appetite
  2. Problems sleeping
  3. Lack of concentration
  4. Restlessness
  5. Feeling overwhelmed

Overt symptoms, such as suicidal ideation, became less evident and the symptoms above became more obvious.

Source: Jean Twenge 2014 Time period and birth cohort differences in depressive symptoms in the US 1982-2013

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