Are you depressed? Here are 5 things to help you decide


The size of the problem, see the instructions

< /section>

< /section>

< span>How to identify depression through clinical symptoms? “Guidelines for Primary Treatment of Depression (2021)”:
Mainly includes 3 parts: emotional symptoms (core), physical symptoms Symptoms and Cognitive Symptoms.


Depressed mood/mood, loss of interest, fatigue, diminished or loss of energy
< p>


Cognitive symptoms

< /p>

  • Thinking activity slows down, speech activity decreases, speaking is slow, and simple questions take longer to complete ;
  • The decision-making ability is obviously reduced, and even small daily matters are difficult to decide;< /section>

  • Inattention, easily distracted, reduced ability to process information, indifference to self and surroundings.
< section>


Anxiety or agitation

  • Anxious, tense, worried, restless, Constantly walking, pacing back and forth, rubbing hands, aimless movements, etc.
< section>


Somatic Symptoms

  • Loss of appetite, less food intake, poor digestion , weight loss, a few showed increased appetite;
  • Sleep disturbance: early awakening (typical) , Difficulty falling asleep (with irritability, anxiety), not deep sleep, easy to wake up, a few have too much sleep;
  • < section>Low libido, no desire for sex life and anhedonia;
  • Others : Headache, neck pain, low back pain and other pain in any part of the body, dry mouth, sweating, blurred vision, palpitation, chest tightness, throat swelling, nausea, vomitingVomiting, stomach burning, flatulence, indigestion, constipation, frequent urination, urgency, etc.
  • < section>


    Suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and suicide

    < section data-role="paragraph">

    • Depression, self-evaluation Low, prone to low self-esteem, self-blame, hopelessness and suicidal ideation, often appearing repeatedly;
    • Driven by suicidal ideation, some will have suicide plan or even suicidal behavior;
    • Yes Those who have had suicidal ideation or attempted suicide should repeatedly remind their families and caregivers to make suicide prevention their top priority.
    < strong>Extended question: What are the recommended drugs for depression?
    What are the diagnostic criteria for major diseases?
    What is the preferred treatment drug and regimen?
    When diagnosing a certain disease, what clinical symptoms and signs should first focus on?
    Open the clinical guideline module of the decision-making assistant app and talk to major guidelines

    Authoritative guide at home and abroad

    Decision Assistant “ClinicalGuide” module has strong>