19. Chronic pain can be another.
18.The origin of the depression can be situational and/or bio-chemical.
17.Exercise is the easiest cure for depression.
16. Depression takes on many disguises, including anxiety.
15. Most major depressions do not occur during the holidays, they happen in summer.
14. Self-mutilation is a way in which individuals show that they are depressed.
13. Women are twice as likely to suffer from depression.
12.Depressed people get colds more frequently than non-depressed people.
11.It is believed that ~80% sufferers of depression are not receiving treatment.
10.The average video gamer is typically 35-year-old male who is most likely depressed, overweight, and introverted.
8.Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. World Health Organization estimates that depression will be the second highest medical cause of disability by the year 2030, second only to HIV/AIDS.
7.Depression often presents itself in four ways: mood changes, cognitive (memory and thought process) changes, physical changes, and behavioral changes.
6.Some diseases are interconnected with depression, such as thyroid problems, heart disease, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, obstructive sleep apnea, and chronic pain.
5.Maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regulatory, and getting appropriate and timely medical care reduces the risk of developing depression in older age.
4.The main risk factors of depression include past abuse (physical, sexual, emotional), certain medications (drugs that treat high blood pressure), conflict with family members or friends, death or loss, chronic or major illness, and a family history of depression.
3.Types of depression include major depression, dysthymia, adjustment disorders, and bipolar disorders.
2.Sepression is not a constant parade of doom and despair. A person maybe depressed but his/her friends remain unaware of it.
1. You can't just snap out of depression. It's not something the person chooses.
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