Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistently low mood, feeling of sadness, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, excessive fatigue. If these signs persists over a period of time and affect our lives, it is signaled as depression. The factors that influence depression involve genetic and biological factors, environmental factors, psychological, social factors and traumas.

Symptoms of Depression

  • Frequent sad mood.
  • Fatigue or loss of energy.
  • Recurrent suicidal thoughts.
  • Weight loss and loss of appetite.
  • Feeling of worthlessness or guilt.
  • Sleep disturbances or excessive sleeping.
  • Restlessness or Slowed movements and speech.
  • Worsened ability to think, concentrate and decision making.
  • Reduced interest or pleasure in activities previously enjoyed, loss of sexual desire.

Depression Treatment

Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, Insight oriented Psycho-education, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Relaxation Techniques, Family Counselling and Psycho-education, Need Analysis, Social Skills Training, Relapse Prevention Strategies, Activity Scheduling and Self Support group.

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