The following is a brief list of symptom associated with particular psychological issues. The list is meant for personal use and is not a comprehensive list of symptoms. Please, consultant a mental health professional for accurate diagnosis or questions regarding these symptoms.
Self-esteem, is a psychological term used to describe a person’s overall evaluation or appraisal of his or her own worth. Low self-esteem is a distorted view of self that affects how someone interprets, and perceives their self and those around them.
Symptoms of Low Self-esteem:
- Poor body image, belief that you are fat or unattractive
- Chaotic relationships, always needing reassurance that you are loved
- Constantly fearful of making a mistake, always worried about what others think of you.
- Lack of assertiveness
- Poor boundaries, social anxiety, and promiscuity
Anxiety, is characterized by excessive, exaggerated worry about everyday life events with no obvious reason.
Symptoms of Anxiety:
- An unrealistic view of problems
- Excessive, ongoing worry and tension
- Headaches, sweating, nausea and muscle tension
- Chest pain or feeling that you are having a heartache
- Difficulty concentrating and easily irritated
- Trouble falling or staying asleep
Relationship discord, is the inability to talk about differences in an intimate relationship and arrive at mutual comprise and understanding.
Symptoms of Relationship Conflict:
- You talk to someone else more than you do to your partner
- You frequently become irritated with your partner and your discussions escalate into nasty fights
- You are bored with sex, and avoid him/her
- You no longer have shared interests or values, or differ on important interests and values
- One partner has violated trust or hurt the other in a way that is hard to repair
- You’ve turned from lovers into roommates
Depression, is a psychological disorder that affects a person’s mood, physical functions and social interactions.
Symptoms of Depression:
- Decreased interest in activities; or inability to enjoy previously favorite activities
- Low energy, poor concentration and forgetfulness
- Extreme sensitivity to rejection or failure and thought of suicide
- Physical illnesses, such as headaches and stomachaches
- Increased irritability, anger, or hostility
- A major change in eating and or sleeping patterns