What Does High Functioning Depression Look Like?

Individuals with high functioning depression suffer greatly–and their pain is often undetected. The people at BetterHelp.com have put together the following infographic to explain what high functioning depression looks like, and have chosen to share the picture with The Bipolar Parent. Enjoy!


Author: Cassandra Stout

Freelance writer Cassandra Stout blogs weekly at the award-winning Bipolar Parent, a comprehensive resource for parents with mental illnesses. She also blogs monthly at the International Bipolar Foundation website (IPBF.org). Her work has been published in the anthology, How the Light Gets In. Cassandra holds degrees from the University of Arizona in Creative Writing and Journalism. She has been a judge for the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association literary contest for nine years, where her memoir, Committed, recently placed as a finalist. She balances her literary work with raising her children, feeding her cat, and managing her bipolar disorder.

8 thoughts on “What Does High Functioning Depression Look Like?”

  1. This is a very cool infographic, Cass – I’ve seen a lot of them (as you can imagine) and this is one of the best. I’m going to take a peek at Better Help’s website to see what else they have. Thanks once again for finding the cutting-edge of mental health info. and sharing it with us!

    1. Thanks so much! I really appreciate the support! Unfortunately, the link seems to be dead. You have a quality blog and I am honored to be featured.

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