Grief or Depression?
Symptoms of Grief: Symptoms of Depression:
Aches and pains Aches and pains
Anxiety Feeling empty/numb
Difficulty breathing Difficulty speaking
Loss of appetite Loss of appetite
Comfort eating Eating too much
Trouble sleeping/too much sleep Trouble sleeping/too much sleep
Lack of concentration Difficulty remembering things
( https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/bereaved-family-friends/coping-grief-teenager/physical-symptoms-grief )
( https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/depression/symptoms/#signs )
I have been depressed. This feeling, right now, is different. I don’t know how, or why – it just is.
I have met grief, several times. This feeling, right now, is different. I don’t know what this is.