The PBIS World Book


The student may:

  • Appear down, unmotivated, hopeless, etc
  • Have persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” feelings
  • Have feelings of hopelessness and/or pessimism
  • Have feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and/or helplessness
  • Display irritability or restlessness
  • Show a loss of interest in activities or hobbies once pleasurable
  • Withdraw from friends and peer group
  • Little eye contact
  • Decreased participation and effort in school
  • Slumping and diminishing grades, missing work, failing tests/quizes
  • Noticeable change in personality, mood, demeanor
  • Cease caring about things used to
  • Have fatigue and decreased energy
  • Self defeating attitude
  • Fatalist
  • Pessimist
  • Have difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Fall asleep often
  • Overeat or have a loss of appetite
  • Have thought of suicide
  • Complain of persistent aches or pains