Recognizing and Addressing Depression Presenting as Anger
How Prevalent Is Anger in Depression and What Does It Look Like?
- Significant unintentional weight loss or gain.
- Insomnia or sleeping too much.
- Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt.
- Agitation or psychomotor retardation.
- Fatigue or loss of energy.
- Diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness.
- Recurrent thoughts of death.
- More severe and chronic depressive illness.
- Poorer impulse control.
- Higher rates of lifetime comorbid substance misuse and anxiety disorder.
- More antisocial personality disorders.
- Greater psychosocial impairment.
- Reduced life satisfaction.