The Influence Of Neurosis On Symptoms Of Symptoms And Symptoms

863 Words Apr 19th, 2016 4 Pages
Neurosis can arise from symptoms of stress, often causing mild to severe psychological ailments, specifically depression and/or anxiety. There are many reasons as to why an individual may experience these depressive moods, and the relationship of your environment and your biological make up can make you more or less susceptible to forms of neurosis. There are many things that contribute to whether or not a person experiences depression. In addition to the way chemicals react in the brain and genetic influences, other factors can cause depression such as seasonal changes, as well as social and life events. These factors can modify neurotransmitters in the brain and have adverse effects on mood regulation. Personality is also an influence on depressive symptoms as pessimism is something that often goes hand in hand, however, there are times where there are no clear reasons for depression and/or anxiety, and this is where genes and biochemistry may be the cause. Stressful life events, such as divorce, financial problems, and abuse, have a substantial causal association with depression. However, despite a strong correlation between stressful life events and depression, part of this apparent association is non-causal, because genetic risk factors for some stressful life events are correlated with a genetic predisposition to major depression (Charney & Manji, 2004). Research has shown that individuals who are genetically predisposed to depression often have one or more family…

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