How to Identify Signs of Depression : Self Injury: Signs of Depression


Hello. My name is Leslie Moselle and I’m from
Tampa, Florida. And, on behalf of Expert Village, these are the signs of depression. For a doctor
or other health professional to diagnose depression, most of the following signs and symptoms must
be present for at least two weeks. Self-Injury: Some people who have difficulty talking about
their feelings, may express their emotional tension, physical discomfort, pain, and low
self-esteem with self-destructive behaviors such as cutting, self-abuse, self-harm and
self-mutilation. Forms and severity of this self-injury can vary, although the most commonly
seen are cutting, burning and head-banging. Other forms of self-destructive behavior include
carving, scratching, branding, marking, biting, bruising, and hitting. If you are injuring
yourself or know someone who is, please seek help immediately. This is obviously a sign
of someone who is suffering from depression.

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  1. from my experience getting help doesnt work either im 17 and have been locked up for be suicidal.ive been to plenty of meetings and still going cause if i dont i get thrown back in a institute for a very long time.i just got 2 words for you therapist and pyshcs and people at the institutes.fuck you!!!!!!!!you throw people in little room forever thinking its going to help but it doesnt.i have no one to love so i have to get over the shit myself or try to.anti depressants dont help either.

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