Learn about “Smiling Depression” and how it could be affecting you
A common trend is sweeping through social media platforms classified by experts as “smiling depression.” So what is this trend? Smiling depression is the “ability for individuals to put on a false front to hide symptoms of depression.” If you look around at social media platforms you may never accurately guess who may or may not be depressed. Women’s Health and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) conducted a survey to record just how many women are experiencing this phenomenon. This study also touched on how to recognize the signs and confront friends and family as well as methods of treatment. Read the details here.