The crier of sadness, the moments of self-pain,
the time of realization, that you are worth nothing but a just a game.
You are being sad, you are being in sorrow,
time and time it is poking you, not letting you live the way you want,
the time you realize, it too late to take a step against the pain that already took you in dark age.
The feeling of discomfort, the emotional weakness,
feeling to take more pain, or just finishing yourself to the end,
the cause of irritation, the cause of fatigue,
difficult to concentrate, nothing seem to be good in our brains.
Hopelessness is killing the self-human being,
me & you, we all can be in the atmosphere of his rage.
it doesn’t see age, gender or time to pull you in its range
giving you a slow death is its ultimate aim.
It comes with frustration, sorrow, sadness, loneliness and tons of feeling of pain, Depression its real name.
Depression is an emotional and mental health disorder or a condition marked by an overwhelming feeling of sadness, isolation, loneliness, fear, and despair that affect how a person life thinks, feels and functions.
Depression is a condition which affects significantly with a person’s every second, minute and hour. Destroys every single day, daily life and prompt thoughts to self-harm, self-pain, and suicide.
Depression is a very different kind of pain that is totally different from sadness, sorrow or pain caused by some life experiences like losing a game or losing a challenge.
Depression doesn’t knock the door or your home, of your mind or your heart, it comes with some thoughts, some sorrow that is not healing, some pain that is not letting you smile, some emotions that are making you stuck and confusing your mind.
Depression can affect all human being at all ages, in races and socioeconomic classes. Depression can strike anyone and any part of everyone’s life.
The condition of depression is found in twice as many women as men, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
In a recent survey on the depression, the rate growth is shocking in human’s life. The survey says that in every 20 people there is one person who is suffering from depression. And this rate is increasing and in upcoming years the depression will take more life than any other thing in this world.
Types of Depression
Depression has its levels and types, there are mainly nine types of depression, these are categorize based on different level, different cases, and different symptoms etc.
Major depression is a type of depression in which a person loses his/her interest in daily activities, gain weight or loss in weight, feeling tired, energy-less, thoughts of self-harm, getting agitated in small, small things etc these were some of the factors which can tell, if someone has this type of depression or not.
Bipolar disorder also called as “manic depression” the reason it is called so because it has mood episodes that range from extremes or high energy with an “up” mood to low “depressive” period. Mainly this type of depression affects the behavior of a person.
Persistent Depressive Disorder
The persistent depressive disorder also is known as low-grade persistent depression, the person with this type of depression face change in appetite, lack of sleep or more sleep, fatigue, low confidence, and self-esteem, feeling hopeless and sometimes concentrating and making the decision.
This is called persistent depressive disorder because these type of depression last for more them 2 years, if your depression is lasting till 2 years then you have a persistent depressive disorder.
Situational depression is a kind of daily day depression in which, due to some reasons or pressure you feel depressed, or due to some big incident that indulge you in deep sadness.
Atypical depression is a kind of depression in which there is an increase in appetite, increase in sleep time, feeling oversensitive to criticism etc. This type of depression can be cured with some positive event or activity.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
The seasonal affective disorder is a different kind of depression that is most often happens during the winter months. And SAD typically goes away in the spring and summer.
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is found in women at the start of their period. PMDD depression comes with mood swings, anxiety, fatigue, irritability, change in appetite and feeling of being overwhelmed.
Psychotic depression is almost the same as major depression along with hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia.
Peripartum (Postpartum) Depression
Commonly, Peripartum depression occurs in women in the weeks and month after childbirth.
How to analyze you have depression when you are not aware of!
Depression is a type of mental illness, emotional weakness and feeling of deep sorrow. The people with depression may experience a variety of symptoms, the most common symptoms are,
- Deep sadness or sorrow
- loss of interest in daily activities
- feeling of pain
- Feeling of hopeless or worthless
- Persistent sad, anxious or numb mood
- hopelessness, or pessimism
- Losing interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities
- Decreased energy or fatigue
- Moving or talking more slowly
- Restless or having trouble sitting still
- Difficult to concentrate, remembering, or making decisions
- Difficult to sleeping, early-morning awakening, Insomnia or oversleeping
- Appetite, eating too much or too little/or weight changes
- Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems without a clear physical cause
- and/or that do not ease even with treatment
- Irritability, agitation or restlessness
- Lower sex drive
- Inability to focus, concentrate or make decisions
- Tiredness and lack of energy
- Feeling to crying
- physical symptoms such as headaches or body aches
- Loss of interest in social situations and normal activities
Causes of Depression
The causes of depression can involve many things, starting from a small though to a big incident happened in life. There is no exact reason for depression but scientists thinks it is because of imbalance in the brain’s signaling chemicals.
Moreover, some situations of life are also associated, including early childhood trauma, the death of a loved one, pressure, physical pain, physical imbalance, financial troubles or a divorce.
To describe depression in one line, It is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, psychological and environmental factors.
Also, some of the medical conditions can also trigger depression, including cancer, heart disease, thyroid, and other significant illnesses. In many cases, depression is also found due to hormonal changes in the body.
Diagnosis/Test for Depression
Depression doesn’t give you time for preparation, it pulls you and takes you in its range. Many times it is seen that many people don’t know are they really into depression or something else. To analyze these, there are series of test medically and mentally by professionals.
To test for depression or to diagnosis for depression doctors ask question-related to family background, the ask question related to sleeping time, habits and may more.
Medically, doctors ask for the blood test, check for thyroid level, drug intake, and other medication intakes by the patient.
Doctors only confirm, that you are depressed when you have the symptoms of depression for at least two weeks.
Treatment for Depression
Depression can be treated psychologically, medically and by another source of treatment which includes relaxation training, Family and friends support online forum, healthy and happy lifestyle.
Mainly and the major treatments of depressions are:
- Psychological treatments
- Medical Treatments
Psychological treatment is a process of changing the mentality of the person by talking to them, discussing with them, showing them the right path.
Psychologist is trained to help people mentally by changing their thoughts, by helping them to handle stress and conflicts. Supporting them to recover from depression.
There are the different type of psychological treatment and they are,
Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
CBT treatment is a structural psychological treatment which recognizes the way people think and based on the behavior, activities, habits act on it.
CBT is one of the most effective and the most successful treatment for depression and CBT is very useful in almost in all age groups.
CBT process act according to the patient suffering from depression. Analyzing everything about the person then, professional start their process of healing on them that may be therapy, counseling or medication etc.
Behavior therapy is a process of encouraging activities that are rewarded, not letting the person alone, satisfying the person with different rewards and by not avoiding them.
Interpersonal therapy (IPT)
IPT is one of the major parts of psychological treatment which is a process and a therapy that focuses on problems in personal relations. IPT totally focuses on personal relation problems because personal problems really affect people mind and can really give mild depression to the person facing depression.
IPT help to recognize the problem, try to recognize the reason and the pattern behind the problem. After the deeper understanding of the problem, the process of healing is taken into step from the base, where the problem started, how it got increased how to and what strategies can be implemented to help them.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
The last type of psychological treatment is MBCT which generally include a group of people meditating together.
Letting them be free in the group, be happy in the group and focusing on the present moment in the group.
MBCT teaches you how to live in the moments, how to collaborate, how to live freely, how to meditate, how to concentrate and lots of MBCT have much good health effect too. It is suggested by the experts to do meditation and pranayama in groups.
Medical treatments for depression is antidepressant medication. Mainly medical treatments are prescribed by doctors only after other ways of treatments are tried and result been unsuccessful.
Natural Depression Treatment
How to naturally heal your depression?
Naturally depression can be healed by maintaining a routine, maintaining proper support etc, Here we will discuss some of the best natural ways to heal depression.
- Exercise, train your brain and train your body.
- Eat healthily and eat at the proper time
- Be scheduled
- Get good hours of sleep
- Take challenges
- Take responsibilities
- Talk to your friends and family
- Take part in adventures and daily day work
In conclusion, depression is a kind of human emotional pain in which a person goes though lots of mental pain, loneliness, sadness etc. Depression kills you from inside, it is a silent attacker which attacks you when you are unaware. Till the time you will come to know, you are already captured by depression.
Depression Kill Everything!
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