depression often presented as “anger turned inward”

…. I’m going to call that pain depression, because depression, particularly in men (and children), often presents as anger. In fact, depression more generally has been described as “anger turned inward,” and though you’re the target of your son’s outbursts, I imagine that his self-directed anger—his critical inner voice—is even harsher than what he hurls your way…

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at https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2018/06/dear-therapist-son-financial-support/563747/?utm_source=atltw

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One thought on “depression often presented as “anger turned inward”

  1. depression is when you do what is right and lawful and stand up for your neighbors and your neighbors stab you in the back and turn a blind eye to corruption and try to hang you

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