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Signs you have high functioning depression

Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST
  • Even in the case of high-functioning depression, individuals still encounter many of the typical symptoms associated with clinical depression.
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People with high-functioning depression, officially called persistent depressive disorder or PDD, experience depression symptoms but to a lesser extent. They can still manage daily activities like work or school, perform well, handle responsibilities at home, and participate in social activities. This type of persistent depression has some unique features.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST

People with high-functioning depression, officially called persistent depressive disorder or PDD, experience depression symptoms but to a lesser extent. They can still manage daily activities like work or school, perform well, handle responsibilities at home, and participate in social activities. This type of persistent depression has some unique features.(Unsplash)

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The symptoms of depression are milder compared to major depressive disorder, making them appear more manageable.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST

The symptoms of depression are milder compared to major depressive disorder, making them appear more manageable.(Unsplash)

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Despite experiencing mild depression, the individual is capable of functioning well at work and maintaining normal, healthy relationships.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST

Despite experiencing mild depression, the individual is capable of functioning well at work and maintaining normal, healthy relationships. 

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To conceal their true emotions from loved ones, individuals with high-functioning depression may grapple with persistent physical symptoms like headaches and stomach distress. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST

To conceal their true emotions from loved ones, individuals with high-functioning depression may grapple with persistent physical symptoms like headaches and stomach distress. (Shutterstock)

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The person might resort to self-medication using substances. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST

The person might resort to self-medication using substances. (Shutterstock)

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Despite being able to accomplish daily tasks, everything the individual undertakes requires a tremendous amount of effort. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 09, 2023 11:32 AM IST

Despite being able to accomplish daily tasks, everything the individual undertakes requires a tremendous amount of effort. (Unsplash)

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