Depression | A Mental Disoder

Depression | A Mental Disorder by H Rahman

Depression is a serious mental disorder that includes a  sensation of sadness, loss of interest & mood swings or fluctuations from extreme happiness to extreme sadness that individuals routinely experience as a piece of life .Depression is an ongoing issue, not a passing one. Depression can last for several weeks, months, or years.

Depression symptoms can vary from mild to severe and which includes feeling sad or having a depressed mood, loss of interest, changes in appetite , weight loss or gain, trouble sleeping, feeling worthless, difficulty thinking, concentrating or making decisions, thoughts of death or suicide etc

Risk Factors:

  • Genetics: Depression can run in families but that’s not obvious there are only 50-60 % chances.
  • Environmental factors: Continuous exposure to violence, neglect, may make some people more vulnerable to depression.& nowadays this COVID19 pandemic is the biggest cause of depression.
  • Personality: People with low self-esteem, and who are sensitive and thinks too much makes the person depressed.

Depression Treated?

Depression can be treated with medications. Between 80 to 90 percent of people with depression good medicines in our system of medicines to treat depressed patients but I think eventually respond well to treatment. Being a Homeopathic doctor there are many psychotherapy is also needed with medications to fasten the healing process. Psychotherapy makes wonders in treating mental disorders.

This is my little article about depression although this is a vast topic. Hope this  helps you little.

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