Are you constantly eating the same salty and sweet foods over and over because it’s comforting? Do you find yourself watching the same TV shows over and over again because you like knowing what to expect? While these habits may not seem alarming to many, for some they can be subtle signs that they’re struggling with depression.
Psychiatrist Melissa Shepard, MD shared in a video on Instagram four habits that she noticed her depressed patients will often do, even though they might not recognize them as signs of depression. These habits could include making “depression caves” or having difficulty balancing friendships and social interactions.
Watch her informative video below, and if any of these habits resonate with you, you might want to consider seeking help from a psychiatrist or therapist.