A Complete Guide About “Depression” (PDF)
This is a complete guide about how to deal with depression,Different types of depression and what causes depression and this will also tell you about the treatment and different ways of recovering from depression
What is depression?
Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Depression is a common but serious illness.
Many people with a depressive illness never seek treatment. But the majority, even those with the most severe depres-sion, can get better with treatment. Medications, psychother-apies, and other methods can effectively treat people with depression.
What are the different forms of depression?
There are several forms of depressive disorders.
Major depressive disorder, or major depression, is char-acterized by a combination of symptoms that interfere with a person’s ability to work, sleep, study, eat, and enjoy once-pleasurable activities. Major depression is disabling and prevents a person from functioning normally. Some people may experience only a single episode within their lifetime, but more often a person may have multiple episodes.
Depression is a common but serious illness. Most who experience depression need treatment to get better.