Depression doesn’t have a specific ‘look’

Depression doesn’t have a specific ‘look’

Depression is an invisible disease that can be easily masked by a person wishing to present himself and herself as a happy man or woman to the world. Unfortunately, the outside world would have no inkling of what’s going on beneath the surface. All the turmoil, the emptiness and the exhaustion of dealing with depression can be hidden with a fake smile plastered on one’s face. And this is what makes depression so deadly and terrifying to the close family members and friends. When the symptoms of the illness become too much to bear, it takes a turn for the […] Read more

Ins and outs of bipolar depression

Ins and outs of bipolar depression

Overall, depression isn’t limited to just sadness or despair. The repercussions of depression are more intense and severe than any other forms of mental disorders. Compared to other mind-wrecking morbidities, bipolar depression is one such disorder that inflicts the elevated levels of distress capable of causing acute suffering.

Bipolar depression refers to the depressive phase of bipolar disorder, which is more disruptive and debilitating than the manic phase. Moreover, the phase of depression lasts longer than mania. The symptoms of bipolar depression can disturb a person’s occupational or academic life, affect his or her relationships, and interrupt his or her daily […] Read more