Student Behaviors

Major Depression Disorder is the most prevalent mental health disorder in the United States. Most people feel sad or low at some point in life. To distinguish if your condition or someone you know has major depression the symptoms must be present for most of the day every day or nearly every day for at least two weeks.


Common Symptoms of depression:

Depression Signs & Symptoms
  • Apparent or reported persistent sadness
  • Feeling sad or empty
  • Lack of interest in previously enjoyable activities
  • Reduced or Increased sleep
  • Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, guilt
  • Depression Role Play
  • Agitation, restlessness, irritability
  • Fatigue and loss of energy
  • Inability to think or concentrate, or making decisions
  • Changes in appetite or weight
  • Recurrent thoughts of death or suicide, suicide attempt or plan for completing suicide

If you still have questions please contact Student Health and Counseling Services at (731) 881-7750.


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