Existential crisis happens as a result of some tragic happenings in one's life. It is a situation when you question yourself and analyze whether you are living a life worth living. You ask questions like who you are? Are you living a contented life?
Depression resulting from an undesirable experience is the main reason for an existential crisis. It may also happen because of negligence while treating the patient or it may also occur with some other disease affecting the person. The thought that he is left alone in this world because of the death of beloved one may also be another major reason for an existential crisis.
But, how can we identify an existential crisis? Is it possible to understand that a particular person is suffering from an existential crisis? If so, what are the possible signs of it?