6 Signs You Are Too Depressed To Do Anything

“Am I depressed or just lazy?” Many people with depression often feel like they’re just being lazy. On the surface, “depression” and “laziness” may look similar. But that’s far from the truth.
We made this video to remind you that being depressed doesn’t make you “lazy” or “bad”. So, let’s delve into the signs you are too depressed to do anything.

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Disclaimer: please keep in mind that this video is purely for general information purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment

We also made a video on the signs you’re depressed, not ungrateful: https://youtu.be/fa3Slj_I128

Writer: Syazwana Amirah
Script Editor: Rida Batool
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
Voice: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Ira Alifia
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

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