When people think of the top causes of death in the world they will often think of heart disease, cancer, or death as a result of accident. However a major cause of death is suicide, which usually results from depression.
Depression is a mood disorder which causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It is a mental illness that occurs as a result of abnormalities within the brain, which in turn affects emotions, behavior, and health. People mistakenly think that depression will go away after a while, on its’ own; the reality is that to successfully deal with depression, treatment will usually require psychological therapy.
"Depression has an adverse effect on the individual and family members, friends and colleagues. If you suspect someone close to you of having depression it is recommended you seek consultation from specialists, in order to help them receive the best treatment".Types of Depression
Triggers: long-term stress and sadness. It is manageable; however the patient may not experience joy for several years and display clear signs of depression.
Symptoms of Depression
Warning! Seek medical attention if you have had 5 or more of the following symptoms for more than 2 weeks
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