Common Adult Psychological Problems

Please make an appointment with your GP if you are experiencing any or some of these symptoms.


Do you suffer from anxiety? Common symptoms include:

  • Feeling very worried
  • Find it hard to stop worrying
  • Your anxiety makes it difficult to do everyday tasks and chores
  • Felt restless on edge
  • Easily become tired
  • Feel irritable
  • Trouble sleeping
  • More aches and pains than usual
  • Experienced a panic attack, became short of breath, increased heart rate
  • Sweaty, shaky or nauseous


Do you suffer from depression? Common symptoms include:

  • Depressed mood most of the day
  • Loss of interest in pleasurable activities
  • Moodiness
  • Tired or loss of energy
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling worthless
  • Increased irritability and frustration
  • Withdrawing from family and friends
  • Changes in appetite
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Increased drug or alcohol use
  • Staying home from work or school
  • Increase in medical complaints
  • Thoughts of death