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Article from Lifehack.org

Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what is going on inside the head of someone with depression. What may seem like a simple task for you may seem nearly impossible to them.

Everyone will experience depression differently, and many may find it difficult to express how they feel. This article from LifeHack.org takes you inside the minds of people living with depression as they explain what life is like for them.

Life with depression feels less like a gloomy day and more like a sisyphean effort. Some people struggle to find the mental and physical will to get up and go to the bathroom and perform other necessary function. That is more than being upset.

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For more advice on how to care for your loved one, as well as yourself, the European Federation of Associations of Families of People with Mental Illness (EUFAMI) have created a “Caring for two” brochure. Click below to download it and learn more.

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