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Signs of Depression


Updated June 15, 2014

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Tiredness / Lack of Energy
John and Andy, who have difficulty sleeping, feel tired most of the time. Lorna feels like she has no energy in spite of all the sleep she's getting. But Tina, who has no trouble with her sleep, also says she's tired and has no energy. John has begun calling in sick to work because of his fatigue, and Andy is making mistakes at work because he feels so tired all the time.

Fatigue is a frequent physical symptom of depression. It isn't made up - it's real, and it can be quite severe. A simple task like rinsing off dirty dishes can seem to be more effort than it's worth.

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