Depression<br />Prepared by:<br />Hazel tutor<br />
What is Depression?<br /><ul><li>Depression is a disorder that involves feelings of sadness lasting for two weeks or longe...
Seasonal affective disorder
 Postpartum depression</li></li></ul><li>What are the causes Of Depression?<br /><ul><li>Family history
 Painful life events and stress
 Negative personality
 Health conditions
 Other psychological disorders </li></li></ul><li>What are symptoms of depression?<br /><ul><li>  Changes in Thinking
Changes in Feelings
  Changes in Behavior</li></li></ul><li>Main ways to treat depression..<br /><ul><li>medicine
counseling (talk therapy)</li></li></ul><li>Treatment Tips<br /><ul><li> It takes time for the medicines to work.
 Take your medicine for as long as your doctor tells you to take it
Some people with a high risk of becoming depressed again may need to take medicine 	for a longer time.
 If you want to stop taking medicine, do so ONLY after talking it over with your doctor.
 Like many drugs, depression medicines can   cause side effects.</li></li></ul><li>Special concerns<br />
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  1. 1. Depression<br />Prepared by:<br />Hazel tutor<br />
  2. 2. What is Depression?<br /><ul><li>Depression is a disorder that involves feelings of sadness lasting for two weeks or longer, often accompanied by a loss of interest in life, hopelessness, and decreased energy.</li></li></ul><li>What are the types Of Depression?<br /><ul><li>Dysthymia
  3. 3. Seasonal affective disorder
  4. 4. Postpartum depression</li></li></ul><li>What are the causes Of Depression?<br /><ul><li>Family history
  5. 5. Painful life events and stress
  6. 6. Negative personality
  7. 7. Health conditions
  8. 8. Other psychological disorders </li></li></ul><li>What are symptoms of depression?<br /><ul><li> Changes in Thinking
  9. 9. Changes in Feelings
  10. 10. Changes in Behavior</li></li></ul><li>Main ways to treat depression..<br /><ul><li>medicine
  11. 11. counseling (talk therapy)</li></li></ul><li>Treatment Tips<br /><ul><li> It takes time for the medicines to work.
  12. 12. Take your medicine for as long as your doctor tells you to take it
  13. 13. Some people with a high risk of becoming depressed again may need to take medicine for a longer time.
  14. 14. If you want to stop taking medicine, do so ONLY after talking it over with your doctor.
  15. 15. Like many drugs, depression medicines can cause side effects.</li></li></ul><li>Special concerns<br />
  16. 16. Common side effects of medicines for depression include:<br /><ul><li>Nausea
  17. 17. Dry mouth
  18. 18. Diarrhea or constipation
  19. 19. Sexual side effects</li></li></ul><li>Common side effects of medicines for depression continuation...<br /><ul><li>Problems sleeping or drowsiness</li></ul> <br /><ul><li> Nervousness/anxiety</li></ul> <br /><ul><li>Headache
  20. 20. Weakness/loss of strength</li></li></ul><li>Ways to help keep your depression from getting worse..<br /><ul><li>Learn to spot triggers or the return of symptoms early.
  21. 21. Work with your doctor.</li></li></ul><li>Facts about depression:<br /><ul><li>Depression affects nearly 19 million Americans.
  22. 22. It is the most common mental illness, yet fewer than half of depressed people seek help.
  23. 23. Depression affects one in five people at some point in their life.
  24. 24. It is the leading cause of suicide. </li></li></ul><li>Facts about depression:<br /><ul><li>It afflicts twice as many women as men.
  25. 25. Depression affects people in all age groups.
  26. 26. Depression has affected countless accomplished people throughout history, including Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Hemingway, Peter Tchaikovsky, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Mary Shelley, and Mike Wallace.
  27. 27. The number of people who experience depression has increased with every generation since World War II. </li></li></ul><li>References<br /><ul><li>http://www.1on1health.com
  28. 28. http://www.psychologyinfo.com/depression/description.html</li></li></ul><li>Thank You…<br />hazel_zelah@yahoo.com<br />09075505998<br />
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