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Here's What People With High-Functioning Depression Want You to Know

Here's What People With High-Functioning Depression Want You to Know

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There are many misconceptions about what depression looks like. You might envision someone who is too distraught to get out of bed. Or you may imagine someone who isn’t able to work or do activities due to their low mood.

But, in reality, depression takes many forms and can range g...

Although “functional depression” isn’t a clinical diagnosis, for many people, it's a real problem.

This type of depression often goes undetected because when most people imagine a depressed individual, they think of someone who looks really sad or cries a lot. And while it...

Persistent Depressive Disorder

Individuals who appear to be high-functioning may have persistent depressive disorder. Here are some of the common symptoms:

  • Low self-esteem
  • Changes in sleep habits (sleeping too much or too little)
  • Changes in appetite (overeating or decreased appetite)
  • Dif...

The Risks Of Functioning Depression

They might convince themselves their depression isn’t that bad:

  • They minimize their issues. They could be less likely to gain emotional support from others if their depression goes undetected. Additionally, someone with high-functioning depression might feel guilty a...

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