Many of us when we think of depression we associate it with women but men get depressed just like women. Males often have trouble admitting to being depressed and will often hide the fact for a long time. So lets look at some signs that may help us identify a friend or loved one who may be depressed.
One sign is that depressed men will often become irritable. Depressed men often have difficulty concentrating due to endless negative thoughts. Depressed men may easily become hostile or angry. Fatigue is very often a depression indicator, fatigue can slow someone down physically as well as mentally. Sleep trouble is a tell tale sign of depression, an individual may sleep excessively or have difficulty sleeping for even short periods. Substance abuse is another major depression signal, many people turn to alcohol and or drugs when depressed.
These are only some signs of depression, there are many more. If you sense someone is depressed don’t wait, intervene as depression can lead to very harmful and hurtful endings.