Depression And Its Effects On Depression Essay

721 Words Mar 18th, 2016 3 Pages
There are many people in the world who are struggling with the disease depression. Depression is the state in which a person feels very sad, hopeless and unimportant. The thing about depression is that it affects both genders and any ages. Depression is something that deserves full attention. For many reasons doctors believe that when a person has depression, they have to start taking medication for it as if medications help. People are becoming more dependent on antidepressants when there are other techniques for dealing with depression. What people don’t proclaim about depression is that it’s something serious. There are many people who have depression and has committed suicide or drink various of medications because they believe this is their only way out, but the truth is you don 't need medication to feel better. In “ Treatment for Depression,” editor Joseph Goldberg says that when one antidepressant doesn’t work doctors might try a different kind or change the dosage (1). Do you really want to live off medication after medication because of your depression? I have experienced getting put on multiple medications because of my depression. Not only did medication not help me, I was highly disappointed that my doctor kept pushing me to drink these medications. I always told myself I needed the pills, but deep down I didn’t want to live my life depending on the medication because my doctor told me I needed it. Yes my depression is very hard to deal with but why put me…

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