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Depression is sadness or downswings in the mood are normal reactions to life’s struggles, setbacks, disappointments or hopelessness that lasts for weeks, months or even longer. Learn more about......

Depression is sadness or downswings in the mood are normal reactions to life’s struggles, setbacks, disappointments or hopelessness that lasts for weeks, months or even longer. Learn more about depression, causes, symptoms, and tips for healthy life.

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  • 1. Self-Help and Tips for Overcome Depression http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 2. What is Depression?  Depression is sadness or downswings in the mood are normal reactions to life’s struggles, setbacks, disappointments or hopelessness that lasts for weeks, months or even longer.  It is a condition of mental disturbance, lack of energy and difficulty in maintaining concentration or interest in life. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 3. Depression vs. Sadness  Sadness- the feeling of sorrow or unhappiness  Sadness and depression have similar reactions for depression last longer than sadness.  Depression can affect someone's mood, cause them to feel drained, and cause someone to feel down.  Sadness does not last very long; it can be something that makes you sad that day, and then you eventually get over it. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 4. Fact about Depression  One of the most illnesses found in human beings  Serious and sometimes can be chronic  Women are two to three times more likely to fall victim to the mood disorder than men.  Depression tends to run in families  Biological imbalances http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 5. Common Symptoms of Depression  Feeling of helplessness, hopelessness, guilty  Eating and drink problems and loss or gain in weight  Being vulnerable and over sensitive  Loss of sex drive  Loss of energy and motivation or concentration  Physical aches and pains or difficulty with getting off to sleep http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 6. Helping Tips for Depression Management Building Relationships: Tips for building relationship  Talk to one person about your feelings.  Call or email you’re an old friend.  Have a lunch or coffee with your friends.  Accompany someone to the movies or a small get-together  Meet new people by talking or joining a club  Confide in a counselor, therapist or clergy member http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 7. Helping Tips for Depression Management Challenge Negative Thinking: Way to challenge thinking  Think outside yourself  Allow yourself to be less than perfect.  Socialize with positive people  Keep a negative thought log http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 8. Helping Tips for Depression Management Take care of yourself: Do thing you enjoy  Spend some time in nature  Read a good book  Play with a pet  Listen your favorite music or watch movie and TV show  Take care of a few small tasks  Sleep properly. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 9. Helping Tips for Depression Management Get regular exercise: Exercise is a powerful tool for dealing with depression. Few easy ways  Walk while you are talking on the phone  Pair up with an exercise partner  Take your dog for a walk http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  • 10. Overcoming Agoraphobia & Extreme Anxiety Disorders By Tim O’Lawler http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com