Author: Peter Sams

Depression: Causes And Symptoms

Some types of depression do seem to run in families, suggesting a biological vulnerability. This seems to be the case with bipolar depression and, to a lesser degree, severe major depression. Studies of families, in which members of each generation develop bipolar disorder, found that those with bipolar disorder have a somewhat different genetic makeup than those who are not diagnosed. An external event often seems to initiate an episode of depression. Thus, a serious loss, chronic illness, difficult relationship, financial problem, or any unwelcome change in life patterns can trigger a depressive episode. Very often, a combination of...

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Information About How To Treat Depression?

Depression is a disorder of mood which remains nearly incomprehensible to those who have not experienced it in its extreme mode, although “the blues” give many individuals a hint of the illness in its catastrophic form. We all go through ups and downs in our mood. Sadness is a normal reaction to life’s struggles, setbacks, and disappointments. We’re down in the dumps for a short time, then gradually the painful feelings dissipate and we move on with our lives-often the wiser for the experience. But when the low mood persists, interfering with your ability to work, study, eat, sleep,...

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