Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.
"Have you ever been in the situation where you’ve been hiding the fact that you’re sad from everyone for a really long time and you’re out in public one day and a complete stranger asks if you’re okay?" - Ranata Suzuki * words, quotes, story, quote, sad, breakup, broken heart, heartbroken, loss, loneliness, unrequited, depression, depressed, sadness, anxiety, hidden pain, typography, written, writing, writer, poet, poetry, prose, poem * pinterest.com/ranatasuzuki
I wish people would STOP asking "how are you" or "are you okay"! Especially when they aren't asking because they really give a shit!! Or because they just want to talk shit about you to whoever will listen!