Cause and symptoms of depression
It has been told in the previous article of Depression that “What is Depression”. In this article, the causes and symptoms of depression are being highlighted, whose study will be very beneficial for the readers.
Cause of depression
Following are the major causes of depression:-
- The risk of depression increases with the trauma of a childhood event.
- Addiction to drugs or alcohol.
- There is a problem of depression due to genetic reasons.
- The risk of depression increases when the front part of the brain is less active.
- Children of parents living in a stressful environment are at increased risk of depression.
- Depression can be caused by hormone changes in women after menopause, childbirth, or thyroid problems.
- Depression can be caused by stress arising out of family problems.
- Depression can occur due to the effect on the body due to hormonal imbalance.
- Depression can be caused by any sudden change in life (eg- accident, loss of a loved one, financial problems, etc.).
- Depression can be caused by chronic diseases.
- Depression can be caused by insomnia.
- Depression can occur if there is a history of mental illness.
- Depression can be caused by a stressful event.
- Depression can occur due to stress caused by divorce from a wife or husband.
Symptoms of depression
Following are the major symptoms of depression:-
- Difficulty concentrating on a task.
- Feeling tired without doing any work.
- Too much sleep
- Always be sad
- Not participating in any activity.
- Discomfort in heart
- To be worried
- To be irritable
- Drinking more.
- Being surrounded by the fear of being bad all the time.
- Always be sad
- Having problems with premature ejaculation.
- To become more frustrated when a problem occurs.
- Loss of confidence.
- Lack of ability to think and make decisions.
- Always be in a state of confusion.
- Trying to isolate yourself from family or crowds.
- Get angry at the slightest thing.
- To be sad even in an atmosphere of happiness.
- Excessive use of drugs.
- Headache often.
- To be sad even after getting something of happiness.
- Do not feel like doing any work.
- Thoughts of suicide come to mind.
- Decreased sexual desire
- Late replying to a fact during a conversation.
- Constantly thinking and being under stress.
- Decreased or increased appetite.
- Loss or gain of body weight.
- Getting addicted to social media.