|Depression has a multitude of possible symptoms and can be, mild to severe, with the duration from a few weeks to a chronic, lifetime illness.||Because symptoms vary greatly from person to person -- Some people know they have it, Some suspect, & Some don't have a clue.||One person can display a few mild symptoms while others have very acute and classic symptoms.||A person can actually
have Suicidal Thoughts every day without really feeling
|Mild to Moderate Depressions are
attributed to "Personality," "Character,"
or "Personal Failure"
|The person continues to struggle & search for something to cure all their problems, like religion, positive thinking books, motivational tapes||Common depictions are:
"He's a loser with no ambition."
"He's just a lazy slob."
"She's just a flake."
"She's never on time, she's undependable."
|Others can be known all their lives as grouchy, irritable, angry, mean, ill-tempered, abusive, violent - He's a bad person.|