Are You Suffering from Anxiety or Depression?
People experience anxiety and depression in various ways and therefore don’t always realise that they have a problem until it becomes overwhelming. The following statements indicate possible problems with emotional distress. Do any of the items in this list apply to you?
I worry all the time.
I feel like a complete and utter failure.
My appetite isn’t what it should be.
I feel like I can’t catch my breath.
I don’t look forward to anything.
I’m a very nervous sort of person.
I just can’t think clearly at all.
I feel guilty a lot of the time.
I’m not interested in doing anything.
I feel hopeless.
*I have loads of fears.
My sleep is disturbed.
I’ve been having thoughts about death lately.
I avoid friends and social situations.
I can’t make decisions about anything.
I don’t have any energy lately.
My mood has been really low.
Sometimes I feel panicky.
My heart races for no reason at all.
Ticking any of these items may indicate a problem with anxiety or depression. The more you tick, the more serious your possible problem. If you think you may have a problem with serious depression, anxiety, or thoughts of suicide, then please do seek a professional consultation promptly.