Depression Depression is the number one Mental Illness in North America!! 
What Is Depression..? <ul><li>Everyone occasionally feels  sad, but this feeling is usually  Passes By within a couple of ...
… . <ul><li>When a person has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, normal Activities, and causes pain for...
Percentages  For  Depression… <ul><li>The rate of increase of depression among children is an astounding  23%  p.a.  </li>...
More… ♥ <ul><li>54%  of people believe depression is a personal weakness.  </li></ul><ul><li>41%  of depressed women are t...
MoreAgain <ul><li>92%  of depressed African-American males do not seek treatment.   </li></ul><ul><li>15%  of depressed pe...
Symptoms   <ul><li>Feelings of Sadness anxiety  or &quot;emptiness&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping too little — or too mu...
More  Symptoms  <ul><li>Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue or loss of en...
<ul><li>Depression  Sucks!!  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
Totally True Facts About Depression!!! <ul><li>.*. Men's figures were previously thought to be half that of women, but new...
Web Site’s Used   <ul><li>http://www.psychiatry.wustl.edu/depression/depression_facts.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.upl...
By:  SamanthaBenson♥
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  1. 1. Depression Depression is the number one Mental Illness in North America!! 
  2. 2. What Is Depression..? <ul><li>Everyone occasionally feels sad, but this feeling is usually Passes By within a couple of days. Depression is a common but serious illness, and most who experience it need treatment to get better. Many people with a depressive illness never seek treatment. </li></ul>
  3. 3. … . <ul><li>When a person has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, normal Activities, and causes pain for both the person with the disorder and those who care about him or her. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Percentages For Depression… <ul><li>The rate of increase of depression among children is an astounding 23% p.a. </li></ul><ul><li>15% of the population of most developed countries suffers severe depression. </li></ul><ul><li>30% of women are depressed. </li></ul>
  5. 5. More… ♥ <ul><li>54% of people believe depression is a personal weakness. </li></ul><ul><li>41% of depressed women are too embarrassed to seek help. </li></ul><ul><li>80% of depressed people are not currently seeking any treatment. </li></ul>
  6. 6. MoreAgain <ul><li>92% of depressed African-American males do not seek treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>15% of depressed people will commit suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>80% of people who see physicians are depressed.. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Symptoms <ul><li>Feelings of Sadness anxiety or &quot;emptiness&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping too little — or too much. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat Less and weight loss — or Eat More and gain weight </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed </li></ul><ul><li>Restlessness or irritability </li></ul>
  8. 8. More Symptoms <ul><li>Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue or loss of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling guilty, hopeless or worthless </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts of death or suicide! </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Depression Sucks!! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 10. Totally True Facts About Depression!!! <ul><li>.*. Men's figures were previously thought to be half that of women, but new estimates are higher. </li></ul><ul><li>.*. Depression will be the second largest killer. </li></ul><ul><li>.*. Two-thirds of people suffering from depression do not seek necessary treatment </li></ul><ul><li>.*. Of the estimated 17.5 million Americans who are affected by some form of depression. </li></ul><ul><li>.*. 9.2 million have major or clinical depression </li></ul>
  11. 11. Web Site’s Used <ul><li>http://www.psychiatry.wustl.edu/depression/depression_facts.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.upliftprogram.com/depression_stats.html </li></ul>
  12. 12. By: SamanthaBenson♥

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