Change in normal energy level.
Low energy level (chronic tiredness).
Change in normal mental response.
Difficulty in decision-making.
Short attention span.
Complaints about physical problems.
Chest, stomach, back.
Decreased sexual performance, desire.
The medical specialist should be alert to possible emotional problems which
may be signaled by surface physical complaints. Remember that a substance
abuser may also exhibit some of the physical problems.
Personal injury, accidental dismemberment, or carelessness around field
Depression is the single most outstanding characteristic of suicide and
potential suicide; thus, the signs and symptoms of depression and potential
suicide are the same.