DEPRESSION IS REAL.
In our society, depression is frequently misunderstood.
Too many people are depressed but keep it to themselves.
Depression is a mood condition characterized by persistent sorrow and a lack of interest.
It's sometimes referred to as clinical depression or serious depression.
Depression comes in a variety of forms
Bipolar Disorder, Psychotic Depression, Postpartum Depression, and Seasonal Affective Disorder are all examples of major depressive disorders.
CLINICAL DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS
- Sadness, tears, emptiness, or a sense of helplessness.
- Angry, irritable, or frustrated outbursts, especially over minor matters.
- Loss of interest or enjoyment in most or all typical activities, including sex, hobbies, and sports.
- Sleep issues, such as insomnia or sleeping excessively.
- Fatigue and lack of energy, requiring extra effort to complete even simple chores.
- A decrease in appetite and weight loss, or an increase in hunger and weight gain
Slowed thinking, speaking, or body motions due to anxiety, excitement, or restlessness.
- Self-blame, feelings of worthlessness or remorse, preoccupation on previous misdeeds
- Difficulties thinking, concentrating, making judgments, and recalling information.
- Thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, or suicide on a regular or repeated basis.
- Physical issues that aren't explained, such as back discomfort or headaches.
- Biological differences, brain chemistry, hormone changes, and hereditary features are all variables that contribute to it.
THE FACTORS OF RISK
Self-esteem, reliance, self-criticism, and pessimism are examples of personality qualities.
Physical or sexual abuse, the death or loss of a loved one, a tough relationship, or financial difficulties are all examples of traumatic or stressful experiences.
Depression, bipolar disorder, alcoholism, or suicide in the family.
*Anxiety disorder, eating disorders, or post-traumatic stress disorder are all examples of mental health disorders.
Alcohol or recreational drug abuse.
Cancer, stroke, and heart disease are examples of serious or chronic illnesses.
*Certain medications, such as B. some blood pressure medications or sleeping pills.
Take the following steps to reduce stress:
This is said to increase your self-esteem and resilience.
- Steps such as doing what you enjoy, listening to music, and so on.
- Reach out to family and friends for support, especially during times of difficulty.
- Seek treatment as soon as you notice a problem to avoid a worsening of depression.
- To avoid symptom recurrence, consider long-term maintenance therapy.
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