Depression is associated with the following symptoms:

  • Sad or depressed mood
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities that a person used to enjoy
  • Major changes in weight or appetite (eating too much or too little)
  • Sleep problems (too little or too much sleep)
  • Either restlessness and agitation, or slowing of movements
  • Either less energy or more fatigue than usual
  • Feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, or excessive guilt
  • Decreased ability to think or concentrate
  • Repeated thoughts of death or suicide
If you have thoughts of suicide, a plan for suicide, or thoughts of harming yourself, immediately call 911, or the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 998. This is an emergency.


Last Updated February 2023

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