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Article by Philip Johnson

Depressed feelings and Depression 

Depression Counselling Sydney CBD

If you think your depressed feelings are badly influencing you life, there are things you can do to alleviate those feelings...

If you think that you may be suffering from depression (or depressed feelings) you are advised to talk to someone... a doctor can prescribe medication to alleviate the symptoms asnd doctors may also refer you to psychiatrist for ongoing treatment.

Whatever treatment you take up it is highly recommended you also investigate counselling and or psychotherapy alongside drug treatment.

  • Some signs that indicate you are feeling depressed can include:
  • that you are unhappy in your work or relationships, and
  • that this unhappiness stays with you over a period of time, and
  • cannot be explained by illness, situation or attitude.
  • Loss of interest in things you usually do
  • Doubts about your decisions, more than usually experienced
  • Scary feelings where you can't find good reasons
  • Feelings of not being in control (at work or in your relationships or where things are changing around you)
  • Difficulty finding pleasure with activities you usually found fun
  • Difficulty settling down to things (like study or listening to music or at a picnic etc)
  • Feelings of suicide or thoughts about death (yours or those around you).... this is usually at the bottom end of the range of feelings around depression, but is by no means uncommon. CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR or trained proffesional if you are feeling these things.
  • Some people have described feeling depressed as living life in black and white. This is usually described after they have found some relief from their condition. Depression can be elusive.



2 Nov 2010

Last Update: 23 Apr 2012

Article/Information supplied by Philip Johnson

Disclaimer - Any general advice given in any article should not be relied upon and should not be taken as a substitute for visiting a qualified medical Doctor.