• How is Depression Diagnosed

    How is depression diagnosed?

    Depression is a common mental health disorder that can have a significant impact on a person’s life. It is estimated that around 264 million people worldwide suffer from depression, making it the leading cause of disability worldwide. Diagnosis of depression is essential to ensure that those who are affected can receive  appropriate treatment and support. This article will explore how depression is diagnosed, including the different types of depression, the diagnostic criteria used by mental health professionals, and the tools and tests used to diagnose the condition. Types of Depression There are several different types of depression, each with its own set of symptoms and characteristics. The most common type…

  • How is Depression Treated

    How is Depression Treated?

    How is Depression Treated? Depression is one of the most treatable mental disorders. 80% to 90% percent of people with depression eventually respond well to treatment. Almost all patients get some relief from their symptoms. Before diagnosis or treatment, a health professional should conduct a thorough clinical evaluation, including an interview and physical examination. The assessment will identify specific symptoms and explore medical and family history and cultural and environmental factors, to arrive at a diagnosis and formulate a plan of action. In some cases, blood tests may be done to ensure the depression is not caused by a medical condition such as a thyroid problem or vitamin deficiency (reversing…

  • All About Depression

    All About Depression

    All About Depression Chapter 1: What is Depression? We all felt sad at a particular time in our lives. We lost our jobs. We lost someone we loved. Or something more tragic happened in our life. It is very ‘normal’ to feel sad or depressed regarding life’s struggles, and it is our brain’s natural response to these situations. It shows that your mind is healthy and it is working fine. But what if the tragic circumstances are gone, or the feelings haven’t gone away not too long ago? It could be depression. Feeling sad or depressed can be a normal response to life’s struggles, loss, or wounded self-esteem. It’s our…

  • Depression In Women

    Depression In Women

    Depression In Women Depression can happen to anyone. It can happen to people of all age groups and genders. Nowadays people try their best to please their boss and seniors and this also makes them stressed and depressed. Depression occurs when you are unable to achieve your goals. Furthermore, the symptoms of depression in women are different from those found in men. There are many reasons for the different symptoms of depression in women. One of the important reasons is the high production of hormones. Apart from this, there is a lot of social pressure on women which can eventually give them depression. If you can find out the causes…