.It is feeling of sadness,loss or anger that interfere with the person’s everyday activities.Basically Depression is a classified mood disorder.
By:- DR SHELLY SINGHAL
Symptoms:mood such as anger, aggressiveness, irritability, restlessness, feeling sad,loss of interest ,no longer finding pleasure in favourite activities, feeling tired easily, thought of suicide, drinking excessively, reduced sexual desire, insomnia,headache, digestive problems,lack of self esteem,no motivation, indecisive
The symptoms of depression can be experienced in men,women, children differently.
Causes: Family history, early childhood trauma,brain structure,medical disorders like chronic illness, insomnia,chronic pain,misuse of drug
Conditions that can get worse due to depression include Arthritis,Asthma, Cardiovascular disease,,Cancer, Diabetes,Obesity.
Treatment: when an individual sees all these symptoms it is an alarming time to see a psychologist.Living with depression can be difficult,but a treatment can help improve your quality of life. Speaking to a counselor can guide you how to treat depression by giving simple but effective ways.This can range from self help tips and breathing exercises,to a course of psychotherapy and medication.Everyone is different and will need differing levels of support.