2. They Have Empathy For Everyone But Themselves
GoodMenProject.com explains that someone with PHD has “active concern about the well-being of others, while not allowing anyone into his inner world”. It notes the concern for others is sincere, not faked – in fact, it notes that people with this form of depression are often good caregivers.
However, the sufferer may deflect any signs they may need a helping hand or empathetic ear, it adds. “There’s a wall up against anyone discovering that they are lonely or fatigued, empty or overwhelmed,” it adds.