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Depression Everyone experiences variations in moods. Many people at some point in life feel disappointment, grief that accompanies the loss of a loved one, or just the simple blues. Severe or prolonged depression that interferes with one’s ability to function, feel pleasure or maintain interest is not a mere case of the blues. It is an illness. Depression is defined as an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts and that affects the way a person eats, sleeps, feels about himself or...

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Depression is not only a state of being sad, it is a disease that conquers the ability to feel emotion, whether good or bad, whatsoever. Depression not only involves the mind, it also involves the body and thoughts. In different cultures some complain of excessive headaches and extreme pain and this is identified as depression, moderate or otherwise. This disease can be passed down through genes or can follow external events or can be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Depression affects...

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Professor Wilson ENG 101 11February 2013 Depression What is depression? Is it something you have experienced before? My assumption is that, people don’t understand this illness if they have never experienced it. If they can’t see it (like the flu or cancer) then they don’t believe it. Most people believe depression is some kind of “scam” to justify laziness. What does it mean to be depressed and how can you control it? Treatment for depression like many other mental disorders, usually rely...

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severe depression affects more than 15 million people and that 15 percent of them eventually attempt suicide. This is more common than one may think. Depression is now the third-leading cause of death among people aged 14-19, claiming more lives annually than AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined. What is happening to our teenagers that is making them feel that life is so bad that they have to hurt themselves? Isn’t that the question of the year? Well, let’s consider different types of depression, the...

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Depression is a serious mental health concern that will touch most people's lives at some point in their lifetime (either directly or through someone close they know). The suffering endured by people with depression and the lives lost to suicide attest to the great burden of this disorder on individuals, families, and society. Improved recognition, treatment, and prevention of depression are critical public health priorities. Organizations such as the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)...

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Depression is a manic-depressive form of an attack. With low emotional, mental retardation, and speech movements decreased slowly for the typical symptoms. In patients with severe depression troubled life and work, to family and society of the heavy burden, about 15% of patients with depression die by suicide. World Health Organization, the World Bank and Harvard University, a joint study shows that depression has become the world's disease burden of disease is the second serious illness. Caused...

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Depression Speech. We all get the blues sometimes, but when those bad feelings hang on for weeks or even months, it's probably more than a response to the ordinary hard times that everyone goes through in life, It may be an illness called Depression says “Teen Health and Wellness”, edited by Jan S. Hittelman published April 2012. Depression is when someone feels sad, discouraged, hopeless, exhausted, and alone for a long period of time. Depression is the second largest killer in the United...

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Depression is a Direct Indicator of Possible Suicide Depression is a serious illness that should be treated with utmost care. The long-term effects of depression can ultimately lead to suicide, which means those who suffer from its symptoms should seek appropriate medical care. A majority of individuals experience some kind of emotional sadness on a recurring basis for a variety of reasons. The relationships we co-construct influence how we feel. However, temporary sadness is not a component of...

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May 01, 2014 Darlene Gutierrez COM 172. Depression. Overview  Introduction.  Definition.  Types of depression.  Factors and statistics  Diagnosis.  Conclusion.  References. Introduction. There is considerable information that people do not know about depression, and at least at some point in one’s lives have gone through this condition. Many people have experienced some unhappiness or sadness as part of changes that happen in everyday life. Feelings of pain often are transient, even...

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Depression Unipolar depression and bipolar depression both run in the same family of mental disorders. They are however, both very different with unique individualized characteristics. They both do cause a person to experience severe and very debilitating bouts of depression, clinical or major. As stated in the prompt, “many people become depressed at some point in their lives, but when these feelings interfere with an individual’s ability to live a normal life and persist for an extended period...

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