The Causes Of Clinical Depression

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There are wide variety factors that’s believed to contribute to the onset of depression. “Most likely, depression is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors.”- "Depression." NIMH RSS. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.
The utmost importance factor certainly lies in the brain, which scientifically wheels emotions, despite the prevalent lore has it that emotions resides in the heart. Levels of brain chemicals, as well as the functioning of nerve cells, and nerve circuit, are the areas that help the brain regulate moods. Therefore, the brain act as a significant role contributing to the causes of clinical depression. Although, the neurological understanding of moods remains unfinished. There are also longstanding
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Depression can occur in much broader situations and along with illnesses that a person experience. For example, SAD-Seasonal affective disorder, a form of depression that occurs by seasonal change. SAD usually triggered by the lack of daylight, which often happens in the fall or winter. Another example, can be people who suffer from other medical problems, such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, etc. People with heart problems who suffer from depression often result in a slow recovery with a higher risk of dying within approximately six months. There are many more possible causes of depression, which makes this mood disorder such a common illness. As you can see, depression is a mental illness that is as treacherous as a physical wound, although it is not detectable to human eyes. Depression is more severe than we see it, and it also affects the body …show more content…
During this research I found that treatments for depression varies for each type of depression and what cause it. There are numerous strategies regarding to treatments of depression. These types of treatments include interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and medication treatment. It takes time to find the right treatment. I have went through innumerable medication treatment along with therapy sessions to find what works best for me. As I said, each type of depression will be treated with different treatment. It takes time and commitment, which is extra difficult for sufferers because we often lack hope. It’s also important to acquire social support from others. I recalled a professor from my communication study class have said: “It only take one person to make you feel happy. Therefore, don’t hesitate to reach out to anyone.” In my opinion, talking to someone face-to-face each and every time I feel down will reduce my negativity enormously. Although it will be a long run to find the right treatment, it’s best to be patient and comply with what experts ask you to do. I’m grateful to myself that I was determined with my treatment

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