Some people say that depression feels like a black curtain of despair coming down over their lives. Many people feel like they have no energy and can't concentrate.
Others feel irritable all the time for no apparent reason. The symptoms vary from person to person, but if you feel "down" for more than two weeks, and these feelings are interfering with your daily life, you may be clinically depressed.
one of the most common and most serious mental health problems facing people today.
not simply a passing sadness or blue mood that lifts in a few hours or days, but it’s persistent
a serious medical illness that involves the brain
Brain disorder The right picture illustrated the brain of the person who suffers from depression. The degree of serotonin is curiously low. The serotonin is responsible for irrational decision making.
Depression can make you feel hopeless and helpless. But just taking the first step —deciding to get treatment—can make all the difference.
Psychotherapy, or "talk therapy" , in which you and a professional talk about what you're feeling, is a vital tool in the treatment of depression. For people with mild to moderate depression, it may be effective on its own. There are several types of therapists who work with people who have depression, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers. Treating Depression