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.
I feel like I've never recognized any of my symptoms as symptoms and neither have those around me and if I bring them up now people won't take me seriously and I won't get any help ; whatever life goes on
"Described perfectly" Wow, so true. This is not inspirational in the traditional sense, but hopefully it inspires people and our society to understand and empathize with those among us who suffer from these di-eases.