Often we try not to pay attention to what seems to us a sign of weakness: fear, obsessive thoughts, irritability. We strive to get rid of these states, without hesitation, that the psyche indicates something important. Often these symptoms indicate depression. How to recognize the implicit signs of depression, told the psychologists.
There are states that are perceived as a mundane, but in fact are signs of mental instability. If you notice is for some of the following symptoms or complex, be sure to sign up for a consultation with a specialist. It will help to understand the causes and sources of the problem, says Vadim Musnikov.
Such a state characterized by intermittent bouts of anger. Moreover, it may cause flash everyday things that other people do not pay attention: the clock ticking, passing cars, fast fading light.
There is also a characteristic features emotional weakness may include restlessness, poor concentration, inability to follow through. If you are working on something important to you quickly fatigue and lethargy appears, you get distracted, you find it difficult to concentrate or remember some simple things, it is also cause for concern. Reading is converted into a mechanical process readings, without learning and understanding of the written material.
Appears obsessive desire to again and again to allow unnecessary or meaningless questions, often metaphysical character. For example, in a difficult moment due to work, or a painful divorce, a man begins to talk about the meaning of life, conception of the universe, and the like.
Uncertainty about the correctness of the acts committed, sometimes reaching delusional character – a common symptom of depression. Think, not too often do you get home to check if the iron and the door is closed off?
Any actions and thoughts that arise suddenly, against the will and logic should be your alarm bell.
This doubt in the successful outcome of the upcoming habitual actions, such as public speaking, exam, visits, trips to transport. These fears are completely unfounded, as the earlier difficulties with the implementation of these tasks were not. Fears can be easily extended to new, not well mastered classes.
Involuntary appearance in consciousness shaped detailed memories of the unpleasant event of the real past. They usually occur at night and can spin for a long time in my head, making it difficult to fall asleep which badly effects our health.
This desire to make a mad and senseless act, sometimes life-threatening: jump from a height into the water or from the roof of the house – in the snow, cursing loudly or shout.
Sometimes the tension becomes unbearable, and people with difficulty restrained from committing the act or is forced to perform a vicarious action: not to shout abusive, and other words or direct aggression on another object.
Irresistible desire to again and again to commit senseless acts – to correct hair, touching the nose, pinching earlobes, combing the wound.
Depending on the action source can be divided into respiratory (coughs, sniff, noisy air intake,); opercular (champing, lip smacks, clatter, etc…); verbal (word-parasites, “ekan” and other verbal garbage).
This may also include Onychophagia – the desire to bite his nails, – a desire to pull out your hair.
Compulsive actions are associated with fears, fears, doubts. Thus, when the fear of something to catch the man washes his hands countless times.
Another kind of protective actions are considered to be invented rituals – verbal formulas (spells), thoughts and actions that a person takes to avoid an imaginary misfortune.
Sometimes compulsive rituals are very complex, long and exhausting then regarded as intrusive ceremony.
Sometimes it happens that the bad thoughts, stress and nervous stress, negative emotions, “strangle” the person and prevent him from enjoying life.
“In order to get rid of obsessive negative thoughts, for starters, you need to make a list of them (you can also keep a diary of introspection). After each idea will gain shape, at least on paper, it is necessary to step back from it and think about exactly what and why you are concerned. Well it helps compiled a list of logical rebuttals. It is also possible to imagine the worst option, when your negative thoughts become reality, and then think about how you will live. Once you realize that even in the worst case, your life is not over, the fear immediately will be less, “- says psychologist Ekaterina Melnikova.
According to Melnikova, well worth follow their bodily sensations. When we are ill, we are part of the transition from the “adult” consciousness in “baby”: we are beginning to numb her hands, there is a lump in the throat, pain in the chest, and so on.
To get rid of this recession, it is necessary each time in such a situation, close your eyes and take a few deep breaths, reminding myself that this state is an illusion, in fact you have a great feel and is worth up to you to open your eyes, all pass.
“At a time when we are seized by despair, it is necessary to recall its main tasks of life. Ask yourself the question: “For what \ Who am I living?”. After answering him any difficulties seem temporary. In addition, think about the loved ones, all who are emotionally significant to us.
This property is a mature personality – to realize that the man not only lives for themselves. So, in a difficult moment to think not only about themselves. On the other hand, it helps to feel that we are not left alone in a difficult situation “, – adds the expert.
The psychologist also emphasizes that peace of mind is not only emotional, mental and moral work on yourself, it is also a physical activity. Therefore, make a concrete plans for the near future, one or two weeks, and do everything in order to fulfill them.