Category Archives: Depression

Upon presenting a general practitioner (GP) with symptoms of depression, indicating that they are having a significant effect on day to day activities and have Read more…

There is some scientific research that has found changes in brain structure and function in individuals with depression. Specifically, changes in the communication between brain Read more…

There can be a number of causes of depression. Sometimes a diagnosis of depression is triggered by a negative life event or series of events, for Read more…

The first episode of depression is known as a single episode, subsequent episodes are termed recurrent. Mild depression In order for a person to be Read more…

Major depressive disorder When a diagnosis of depression or clinical depression is made, it is generally referring to major depressive disorder. Major depressive disorder is Read more…

It is arguable that men are on the whole are more competitive and would go to greater lengths to be successful, strong and powerful. It Read more…

The National Mental Health Association reports that as many as one in every eight women will experience at least one episode of clinical depression at Read more…

Genomics Research has found genetic and familial links in cases of depression. Scientific investigation has reported that it is possible to inherit an underlying susceptibility Read more…

A diagnosis of depression, according to the DSM-IV, is given to a person who may have; a permanent depressed mood, a significant loss of enjoyment Read more…

People respond differently to different types and levels of adversity. A life event or situation that may lead to depression in one individual may not Read more…

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