Symptom #10 – Suicidal Thoughts
Finally, and perhaps the most serious symptom of depression is thoughts of suicide. When a person’s mental state becomes so bleak and hopeless that they feel the only way out is death, then that is a sure sign of serious depression and help should be sought immediately if you know anyone who is contemplating taking their own life.
If you believe you or anyone you know may be suffering from depression, then you or they are certainly not alone. It’s a common condition and there is some fantastic help and support available. Below are some websites that will help educate you on depression, its causes, symptoms and treatments:
- Mind – For Better Mental Health
- Depression Guide from Boots
- NHS – Clinical Depression
- Depression Help Guide