Deepika Padukone on suffering from anxiety and depression

Deepika Padukone, A well known bollywood actress and model, in her recent times had a tough time battling anxiety and depression. The problem is not new but awareness of it is necessary in fast paced environment today. Here is what she has to say about her fight against depression and overcoming it.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/15/deepika-padukone-depression_n_6480602.html?ir=India

Listed Below are possible symptoms of anxiety and depression :

  • Persistent sad, anxious or “empty” mood
  • Feelings of hopelessness, pessimism
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities, including sex
  • Decreased energy, fatigue, feeling “slowed down”
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering, making decisions
  • Insomnia, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping
  • Low appetite and weight loss or overeating and weight gain
  • Thoughts of death or suicide, suicide attempts
  • Restlessness, irritability
  • Persistent physical symptoms that do not respond to treatment, such as headaches, digestive disorders and pain for which no other cause can be diagnosed.

Src : http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/depression/symptoms

 

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