The actual cause of depression in unknown but there are a few factors that researchers have come up with that may produce depression in people. One factor being biochemical. Researchers have done studies and found that those who suffer from depression have a hormonal and chemical imbalance in their brain. There are many areas of the brain that have different functions and the area that is involved with mood and memory a lacking neurotransmitters. A shortage of neurotransmitters in the brain, indicates a lack of communication to that specific area in this case mood and memory. Therefore those with depression have the inability to fight the feeling of depression. Another factor is genetics which means it runs in the family. If there is any family history of depression or mental health disorder another family member or yourself are more likely to be susceptible to becoming depressed than those who have no... [continues]
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