Depression art (A list)

In this brief post, we have compiled a list of depression art which expresses the way most of us who suffer from depression feel. 

This depression art should encourage you to relate and understand that there are many other people out there who may also suffer from depression and have used depression art to express themselves.

You might also get an idea of what people suffering from depression go through by having a look at depression tattoos or watching films about depression.

Below each depression art, we will briefly explain what we see.

If you have any depression art you want to add to this list then please send in your suggestions.

Depression art:  In this art, we see how depression can feel like a heart-wrenching pain wrapped inside another agonizing pain which never seems to end..

It is a thoughtful reminder of the gloom dark loop we could all face. 

This depression art was created by Sebastian Ebison.

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Depression art: In this depression art we see the colours drain out of a young girl who is on her knees.

This signifies the loss of colour and soul so many people face when going through depression.

The author of this depression art isn’t very clear.

Depression art: This depression art displays a human who is slowly being converted into a skeleton and dragged underground by another skeleton from beyond the ground.

In this depression art, we see a skeleton with no flesh or insides.

This indicates the loss of one’s inner self when suffering through depression.

At the same time, we also see the person hugging themselves.

This displays the self-care most depression sufferers go through. The author of this depression art is listed as Huaneli.

Depression art: This depression art shows a man creeping out from the shadow. It depicts what a lot of depression sufferers suffer.

The author of this depression art is unknown.

Depression art: This depression art shows a young girl crying but something or someone, seemingly depression is shutting her lips and preventing her from speaking.

This is a common theme amongst depression sufferers. The author of this depression art is unknown.

Depression art: This depression art shows a sad girl lying down in an all too familiar position that most depression sufferers have likely seen.

The author of this depression art is Shosho.

Depression art: This depression art shows a girl cradled up next to the wall, sad , alone and crying.

We all know about this position. In her case, she is being comforted by her shadow who reaches out and grabs her from the wall.

The author of this depression art is unknown.

Depression art: This depression art shows a man with a head full of clouds. It depicts a situation most depression sufferers know too well.

The author of this depression art is unknown.

Depression art: In this depression art we see a young girl who begins cutting off her har but we don’t see hair on the floor but rather we see petals and flowers.

The author of this depression art is unknown.

Depression art: In this depression art we see a man who has been cut several places and several times.

The author of this depression art is Gemini designs.

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Depression art: This depression art is the most graphic out of the collection we have curated. It shows a person cutting themselves.  

These depression art are here for you to relate to them and understand that there are so many people out there who are going through depression as well.

If you are suffering from anxiety or loneliness then these depression art may be somewhat relatable too.

If you are under 18 and are suffering from depression then you may want to seek help from CAMHS which help young kids deal with their mental wellness concerns.

If you are unsure how to get started with CAMHS then you may want to view the CAMHS referral criteria.

There is help out there for depression. You can read more about depression from the NHS.

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Daniela Paez is a Clinical Psychologist with an MSc. In Clinical Neuropsychology from Bangor University. She has vast experience in working with children with disabilities, adolescents and their families, in extreme conditions of poverty and vulnerability. Additionally, she owns a private practice where she provides neuropsychological evaluation for children and adults, and treatment for mood disorders, anxiety, couple therapy, among other conditions.