Argumentative Essay Depression

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In today’s world, many teens and adults are overcome with depression. It comes in many different forms, but can cause problems with relationships, daily activities, and the way someone interacts with friends and family. Depression exists as serious illness that can control someone’s mood and way of being. If depression is not halted with the help of friends, family, and professionals it can lead to self-harm and sometimes suicide. Depression needs to be ceased. When someone who has not experienced depression thinks about it, they don’t think of the toll it takes on you. They don’t think about how much it affects you; they only imagine it as being sad and down all the time. Depression comes with much more serious effects and is presented in …show more content…
According to recent research “drugs acting on the glutamate system have a more rapid antidepressant effects than conventional treatment” (Sodhi). This information gives researchers a sense of how the brain is affected during its period of depression. It also tells us that antidepressant drugs work stronger than conventional treatments. The research provided to us examines “genes that encode docking ports on a type of nerve cell activated by the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate” (Sodhi). Depression does not control all of our brain, although it may seem like it, it only occupies the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate. With this specific information, we can produce medicine for depression that treats faster, and come up with ways of treatment that target this specific part of the …show more content…
It provides professional help, and a list of therapists that suit a person’s specific need. The ADAA offers many resources for someone to get help and treat their depression including; support groups, self-help, treatment, and coaching. When someone is in one of the support groups, it surrounds someone with people, who are struggling with the same issues as them, and envelops that person in love and presents them with the support they need. There is also a blog on their website that contributes incredible stories of past victims who fell victim to depression, but with the help of the ADAA are now living a better

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