A Thin Line Between Feeling Down and Being Depressed

Life is full of ups and downs. If your low mood persists for days and months, then it is depression.

The reasons for depression may vary from one to another. Not everyone can overcome failure, loneliness, broken marriage, losing the loved ones, work and financial pressure. It is believed that depression or behavioral disorders are caused by complicated chemical imbalance in brain.

How to identify depression?

  • Sleeplessness
  • Self-Pity
  • Loneliness
  • Emotional pain
  • Panic attacks for petty issues



Persistent sleeplessness is the first symptom of depression. Your will be a night owl, either on the internet or pondering over simple issues you faced.


You may start lamenting your worries to any stranger if the person is polite and gives an ear to your stories. You may start comparing your life with others and feel hatred towards everyone. You will not be satisfied inspite of having everything you wanted.


There will be a bunch of friends and family members in the room, yet you may feel lonely. You will not cherish what you have. You pick on your spouse or family members for your failure and unhappy condition.

Emotional pain

You may feel tired and worn-out all the time. Your thoughts will surround only about your life. You may express regret of your existence.

Panic attacks for petty issues

Your heart will be heavy most of the time. You may be scared and lack confidence in any situation.

If you have these basic symptoms, it’s time to see a Neuropsychiatrist and get some help.

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