Compare And Contrast Depression And Anxiety

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In the United States, roughly around 20 million people suffer from depression every year. Yet the most common mental illness in the U.S. is affecting around 40 million adults age 18 and older, is anxiety. Even though depression and anxiety have many similarities in the symptoms there are also many differences between the two. Depression and Anxiety greatly influence people’s life on a daily basis. Having the depression disorder and anxiety disorder often make life which is already complicated enough exceedingly dreadful. Depression is an illness that affects the body, mood and your thoughts that causes persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest. Some of the symptoms of having depression are that your feelings start to become overwhelming, involve in physical symptoms, and last for long periods of time, they can keep you from living a normal, active life. The effects of having depression are more likely to cause loss of your appetite, weight loss, you can also begin to

develop insomnia or hypersomnia (sleeping too much), then you will be likely to be fatigued (extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental
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They are both related because they tend to have the same neurotransmitters, which affect their thinking and perception. Which is why they tend to have the same thoughts. Both depression and anxiety can often have similar physical symptoms as well, including: headaches, nausea, and stomach issues, aches and pains for no reason. The psychologist that generally study both depression and anxiety, try to differentiate the major problems, as well as figure out how to treat these disorders. When thinking about depression and anxiety we often know that they are both completely different disorders. Anxiety is characterized by fear and apprehension, whereas depression doesn’t have that fear.

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