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There are literally thousands of prevalent conceptions for mental illness, which is undoubted because of lack of awareness. According to news published by World Health Organization, about 264 million people globally encounter Depression. Still, people tend to hesitate to talk about it due to the constant fear of being judged and whatnot!!

In this article, we would some of the established myths regarding Mental Illness, and Depression, to be more specific.

1) MYTH: Depression isn’t real. It’s all ILLUSIONAL and FALSE.

TRUTH: It is unbelievably sad how people confirm that a person’s Depression is not real; instead, it is just a state of sadness, or worse, is nothing more than their thought. They often advise the person to forget or try to distract themselves by keeping them busy with their works!!

It is a severe condition that shouldn’t be normalized by such myths. It might help a person going through minimal sorrow or dejection, but for an extreme state as Depression, distraction won’t help but only add to a person’s misery. Seek professional help because it is REAL!!

2) MYTH: Men can never be depressed.

TRUTH: “Men don’t cry” stereotype has made it all worse, and Depression doesn’t acknowledge gender, age group, profession, or any other factor. The fact is that females are more open about their emotions, and hence they can quickly diagnose any sign of Depression in them. Contrarily, men tend to hesitate to open up, so not sharing their problems makes it worse for them.

3) MYTH: Hang out with friends and don’t be too emotional over your problems.

TRUTH: While the tip could cheer you up if you feel low or upset, but is inefficient for the person dealing with Depression. A depressed person lacks the willingness to mingle or to do any sort of task, not even the works they used to like doing once. Secondly, being depressed isn’t one’s choice. A sensitive person or a less emotional person both have an equal chance of getting depressed!!

4) MYTH: Seeking out any medical/professional help would make it a life-long issue.

TRUTH: Getting it diagnosed and starting medications, therapy, and counseling are the best ways to improve your mental state. The medication period may vary, depending upon the best suitable treatment and the stage of Depression one is going through.

Once again, please understand the importance of you and your mental health. Do not hesitate to share how you feel just because of the fear of being judged or mocked. It’s always YOU who should be essential for yourself too, and that only should be your forever priority!

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Mahen Ya·November 7, 2019 Former depressiveOriginal answer:

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Hello !

First of all, to see if you recognize yourself, the psychiatrists diagnosed me with generalized anxiety and then it turns out to be depression.

2 years of "descent" where the emotions hurt more and more.

1 year of medical wandering. Examinations of all kinds for physical symptoms.

2 years of care, psychotherapy as well as antidepressants (paroxetine 20mg once a day.)

I am in the process of stopping AD because it is too restrictive in terms of side effects.

So much for the experience, now, how I was able to go up the slope, it is above all a work on oneself in my case as well as psychotherapy ...

I realized at several stages of therapy that I was lying to myself about reactions to such and such an event. In addition, I did not know at all how to identify my emotions and therefore understand how I reacted to a situation.

I feel like I was a kid in terms of emotional intelligence and self-confidence.

Once awareness, the work bears fruit little by little and morale rises, emotions are no longer painful, and we rebuild ourselves.

It's succinct, but I can detail it if you wish! Do not hesitate to come and talk to people who are caring. (With a similar experience or not, in any case, if they are benevolent, they will help you open up to others and that can help!)13.3k  viewsShow 58  positive votesShow shares58118

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Dimitri Executioner·January 12, 2019 Dev JS ( 2018 - present )The factors seem to me to be numerous. I would love to read a psychologist's response, but I can give my opinion. I think of Reason's model: I imagine depression to be a series of bad events, more or less important. I don't believe that being depressed is being sad for a long time, from what I could read (because it is a subject that I had to work on) it is rather a physical state, specific to chemistry of our brain. Hence the fact that drugs have an important role for some people: it is a real disease. I think you have to dare to meet a psychologist, because he knows the brain and the complex logics of feelings and emotional states. I think you have to do everything not to forget yourself, to no longer take care of yourself. As i say(more)

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Jade Lariviere·Updated March 16, 2020 Editorial Director at Medicine ChinaAs a preamble, I want to say that I will not talk about endogenous depression which is a form of severe depression, caused by a chemical imbalance of the neurotransmitters. This must be taken care of by a psychiatrist. It is he who will be most able to prescribe the appropriate treatment. On the other hand, with regard to moderate depression, chronic depression, reactive depression, or depression linked to chronic pathologies, there are many possible natural treatments. Me it is this type of depression that I suffer from. This depression stems from my family environment. I inherited depression from my mother. Here are my 10 natural strategies to get you out of depression: 1 - Physical activity. Regular physical activity decreases the(more)

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What is the best cure for depression?

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JM Mangalia·Dec. 2, 2018 Certification in Future Commerce , The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ( Diploma obtained in 2016 )

First of all to be aware of it , it's easier said than done because deep down, we don't want to know it.

Once depression is identified, which a doctor should know how to do, we start by treating ourselves : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : the drug solution is effective and recommended at this stage. : la solution médicamenteuse est efficace et recommandée a ce stade.

But it is not valid over time. So you also have to be active, keep busy, play sports, be around, get out of your home .

And the last step, which follows from the previous one, is to identify the markers : all the situations, the moments, the words, the people, the images which refer to this depressive state and which plunges into torpor.

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What got you out of depression?

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Frank han· July 21, 2019 Works at University of Illinois Chicago ( 2020 - present )Original answer: What helped you get out of a state of great depression?

I had depression during my 1st year of PCEM (Undergraduate Medicine), but today I feel very happy because I understand the ephemeral and the beauty of life. I had my share of grief - there was the death in my family, there was the breakup, there was the loss of friends, the loss of a few pediatric patients to cancer / severe heart disease / dying at home, despite my team's best efforts at the hospital. The most powerful message I have ever heard about depression was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:depression , was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:depressiondepression, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:depression, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:depression, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:depression, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:depression, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, was how small we are in the universe. I invite you to see the entire solar system (sorry, Pluto!) In the desert:, était de savoir à quel point nous sommes petits dans l'univers. Je vous invite à voir tout le système solaire (désolé, Pluton!) dans le désert:

Remember that at this scale we are microscopic. We are just floating through the universe. Everything has a finite life. Our lives are unfortunately too transitory. I was sorry, but at the end of each night there is a sunrise. I had to tell families why their baby hadn't spent the night at my job (luckily this was a rare occurrence). But life doesn't stop throwing curved balls. Everyone received them.

Even the sun will disappear one day and the Earth will be reduced to ashes. It gives me the urgency to live all the experiences of life. It encourages me not to waste more than a fraction of my time in grief. It makes me realize how important it is to achieve victory for humanity. I enrolled in pediatrics to make a difference in the lives of young children - and I live for the five-year-olds who leave the hospital, in better shape than when they entered. My job is not really a job, because I can share the joy of the chubby baby coming home drinking milk after his heart surgery. It encourages me to do things like fly through the Northern Lights (initially thought I was abducted by aliens, but I realized it was the Northern Lights haha). It led me to experience the joy and excitement of Irish dancing - after which I realized that I had been living under a rock for 20 years. This year in 2012, I knew what the warmth of the real sun looked like when I flew into the dance studio to perform these dance moves. It encourages me to do my best, to make it a good story when it's time to write my story. It is precisely because I am grateful for all my blessings that I play the guitar, play in astronomy and play rustic Swiss folk songs on the accordion. It is precisely because I am grateful for all of my blessings that I adore the antics of the orc whales.1.5k  viewsShow 9  positive votes9

Why is overkindness often leading to depression?

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Gaël Devananda Brajeul·December 31, 2018 Meditation Practitioner at La Méditation Guidée ( 2014 - present )Thank you Johan for submitting this question to me. When kindness is excessive, it cannot be sincere, because it is turned towards oneself. It induces an awkward attitude from not actually being present to what is happening, but rather diverting it to use it as a pretext. It is a way of forcing to be loved, by asking the other not to hurt, and produces the opposite effect than the one desired, as often when the relationship is biased by a particular expectation. This behavior instantly generates a dominant / dominated relationship, which can quickly be very unpleasant for the interlocutor, because it requires a lot of patience. The easiest way to get out of it quickly is to become obnoxious, a natural, radical defense. J(more)

Is Depression a Disease of Rich Countries?

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David Derrington·Updated on September 3, 2017I saw one

No.

Let's look at the ranking of the countries that take the most antidepressants in the world according to the OECD report:

1) Iceland
2) Australia
3) Portugal
4) Canada
5) Sweden
6) Great Britain
7) Denmark
8) New Zealand
9) Belgium
10) Finland

source: These are the countries that consume the most antidepressants

This classification, made up entirely of rich countries, leads us to think that rich countries are the most depressed because of their heavy consumption of antidepressants.

However, to rely on this classification would be a big mistake since the consumption of antidepressants is also linked to the standard of living of a country. Such a ranking does not reflect the level of depression in countries without 'democratized' access to antidepressants.

This is why we should prefer an index reflecting the level of depression in both the 'poor' and the 'rich'.

What could be better than the top 10 countries with the highest suicide rate in the world? Because a priori if we commit suicide it is because we do not have the joy of living. Moreover, committing suicide does not require a high standard of living (although that makes things easier).

List of countries by suicide rate - Wikipedia WHO organization ranking

1 Sri Lanka
2 Guyana
3 Mongolia
4 Kazakhstan
5 Côte d'Ivoire
6 Suriname
7 Equatorial Guinea
8 Lithuania
9 Angola
10 South Korea

I think we can agree that the countries of the Top 10 suicides are not known for their wealth with the exception of South Korea and Lithuania.

I conclude that the prejudice that depression is a disease of the rich is explained by the fact that the rich have few problems, therefore these problems have increased visibility. While in poor countries where there are a myriad of problems, certain problems (depression) are quickly forgotten in favor of problems presenting a question of life or death (war, epidemic of fatal disease, being hungry, thirsty, having a roof).

Take the example of Angola, in ninth position in the sad ranking cited above. This country torn apart by a civil war that lasted almost 30 years (1975–2002) is still in the process of rebuilding itself. It is understandable that the depression, as sad as it is, is not on the agenda of the immediate problems to be solved in Angola.6.3k  viewsShow 78  positive votes775

What do you think depression is?

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Carl Gustav·November 3, 2019 DoctorOriginal answer: What is depression?

You are certainly talking about mood depression and not about the great economic depression or the weather depression.

In fact, they all have in common that they cause damage and be violent.

The depressive mood is a world, a continent, a tunnel or you sink more or less abruptly when light is absent and the very long time. The anticipation with the projects disappears and so do the experiences of pleasure. Mental strength and craving vanish, like libido. Sadness is overwhelming and we see the negative everywhere. We sleep badly and we lose our appetite. Ideas of guilt, incurability or suicide can appear, 10,000 people succeed in their suicide in France each year.of the mood it is a world, a dark continent, a tunnel where we sink more or less brutally where the light becomes absent and the time very long. The anticipation with the projects disappears and so do the experiences of pleasure. Mental strength and craving vanish, like libido. Sadness is overwhelming and we see the negative everywhere. We sleep badly and we lose our appetite. 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Ideas of guilt, incurability or suicide can appear, 10,000 people succeed in their suicide in France each year.

It is above all a progressive conditioning, like an infernal circle or a well where one falls while having more and more difficulty to get up.

Everyone is capable of succeeding with depression, it is the most widespread mental pathology and it is possible that it will quickly become the number 1 pathology in France, (where it affects 10% of the population at one time or another. other of life) in Europe and the world if we treat diabetes and cardiovascular disease better.

We have chemical models where certain neurotransmitters are involved, in particular serotonin and norepinephrine, but these are only models initiated by empirical research and other pathways and neurotransmitters are certainly involved, and there, causes and consequences are involved. intermingle without knowing which of the egg or the hen messed up first.

Heredity is involved, but so are the experiences of moral suffering and separation.

Antidepressant treatments work in 60% of cases, physical activity and psychotherapy help enormously, MSD or electronarcosis are indicated in cases of resistant depression.

Depressions can be isolated or come back, belong or not to bipolarity.

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How do you diagnose depression?

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Julie gaudin·May 10, 2019 Almost cured of depressionDepression manifests itself differently in each case, but there are still symptoms that are usually found in most people with it. First of all, it manifests itself by a long period of depression (about 1 or 2 months) because otherwise it is not the disease but just something normal. Then, in general, we observe an imbalance of the diet as well as a disturbance of sleep. The illness can be accompanied by anxiety. At the level of what can happen in the head of the person, in general we face several major points: * Self-deprecation * Feeling of emptiness * Suicidal thoughts and / or scarifications The major points are there. Then a depressed person is recognizable because he isolates himself more and more from everyone. It can even perf(more)

What is the correlation between depression and intelligence, if at all?

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Richard Trigaux (Yichard Muni)·Dec. 26, 2017 Nine years with a sociopath

Depression is a feeling, not an illness or a psychiatric disorder. If the depression persists, it is because the cause of this feeling persists: loneliness, life in an absurd society, sad music, bullying, manipulation, stress, feeling of not being adequate, etc.

We should not be fooled that depression produces physical symptoms: anger produces much more, but it is considered a rewarding feeling, so it is not referred to as an illness. Of course, treating the symptoms does not solve the problems that cause them, because they are external to the person. In practice, accusations of mental illness will be an additional factor increasing the case. Especially someone who is in such pain that they want to kill themselves will keep it to themselves, instead of asking for help. Which of course increases the risk of taking action. Trying to “de-dramatize” while denying the causes also appears as an additional humiliation.

A depressed person needs energy, not self-deprecation.

The causes of depression being external to the person, intelligence is not taken into account. However, an intelligent person will more easily see the problems, or be more easily the target of mockery and bullying. Indeed, idiots and sociopaths see that there is something they cannot comprehend, so they try to destroy the intelligent person.2.8k  viewsShow 11  positive votes116

How do you deal with your depression on your own?

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AnonymousDec. 26, 2018

With difficulty. Limping, staggering, clinging to the branches with the grace of an old forgotten bag.

Since I was a child I have been melancholy, sad, depressed. Since I was a child I have been convinced that I will never be able to succeed in my life, to be happy. I don't know why I always had this feeling, it's like that.

So I don't let myself down, I try to fight. For my girlfriend, who saves me with her presence and her love, for my family, for whom everything is not always very rosy.

So I try to move forward, but everything is complicated, and then sometimes you wonder if you know how to operate differently. I take time to do everything, I went back to school, it took me a while to just really want to. I started by doing them quite brilliantly, it's true, and then I cracked, too much internal pressure, I don't know how to function, I sabotage myself, maybe. Maybe living scares me, that I take pleasure in my depression, in melancholy, black companion but never surprising, never confusing, never surprising. I'm really struggling, I have a feeling, but time goes by and it's getting harder and harder to look pretty much functional.

I am sometimes told that I look a little sad, and it pains me, because sometimes I am not sad, but I am afraid to look like it. We feel stupid, losing energy for trivial things. Watch the clock ticking, time passing.

Time is an obsession. It passes, it takes, I like to look for the past. On Google Map, I look at a place with Streetview, and I compare with the oldest photos (around 2008 often). It literally fascinates me. Time passing, things moving, and me watching things moving, time passing.

When I am in motion myself, I lose that, and I believe that I like more than any to be a spectator, or to act only to say what I see while remaining still. The lives that pass, Doppler effect. So the music to make it feel, I put notes and it tinkers a memory. Or a short story and it shows the advancing time, in all its meanings.

Artistic practice is good. She exteriorizes things without needing to verbalize them. By resuming my studies, I didn't have too much time, I may have imploded.

Here. In my case, it is managed with a certain complicity, even a desperate complacency. A balance between forces that push to collapse and others to flourish. Precarious balance, I don't know where it could lead me.

Well, that's silly to say, but one of my main reasons for living is that I'm always curious about things. I don't want to die when I still have so much to know, discover, learn.

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How do you get over depression without someone's help?

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Marine Lefebvre·Aug 6, 2018 Studied Psychology at School of Practical Psychologists ( Diploma obtained in 1990 )Depression is basically a “loss of meaning” of Life. It is not a question of depression but of real depression, in any case, that is what I take from the question. I always read the questions carefully, but everyone puts the meaning they want according to their prism. There, I don't know, but I'm going to talk about depression, about real depression. You don't cure depression with personal development and just moving your butt off the couch. It would be nice but it just doesn't work. When the meaning is lost, it is always possible to find it again, I am not saying that it is definitely lost. But alone, in his head filled with black thoughts, even suicidal thoughts… it's very, very difficult. The depressed can touch the bottom of the pool and by a heel strike rem(more)What are less obvious signs of depression ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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Yuki aizumi Translator · November 4, 2019 Let's make one thing clear from the start. If someone with depression doesn't want you to know they are depressed you may look for signs until you have a headache and you won't find any. We are ninja masters when it comes to covering up the fact that we are in the darkness of despair. A person with depression has a mask ready to be unsheathed for every occasion. We can go to social events, our work, family come together, and everything can seem perfectly normal on the surface. We can tell you that we are doing well, but this is closer to reality. So, to answer your question. What are the hard-to-see signs that a person is depressed? They all are.(more)

What are the differences between depressed and non-depressed people?

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Blandine Mifsud·Updated August 14, 2020GENETICS: Identification of Minor Facial Anomalies

What are the differences between depressed and non-depressed people?

There are 2 kinds of depression:

  • Depression indogene (internal);
  • Depression exogen (due to an element ex TER AL).

Exogenous depression or reactive depression is a short-term depression and as its name suggests, it is a reaction to an external event (eg dismissal, death of a loved one, etc.), a trigger. The patient is better when he finds a solution (eg: new job, bereavement work, etc.).

If you consult this link ( Endogenous and exogenous depression: what are the differences?) or other sources you will discover this well-accepted consensus according to which it is considered that "in the case of endogenous depression, no identifiable external cause explains the depressive episode ".

Kevin, you've been reading me for a while so you shouldn't be surprised: I don't agree.

I think we should not confuse " there is no identifiable cause for depression" with "we have not yet succeeded in identifying a cause external to endogenous depression". I think there is a cause for endogenous depression: an organic and a genetic cause.

Besides, it's simple, in my opinion, this cause if we take the trouble to look, we can even… see it. Yes, yes, I assure you. Look at the illustration that you have chosen yourself to illustrate your answer to this same question. I don't know about you, but it jumps out at me.

Come on, I'll give you a hint: look at the general shape of these 2 skulls.

The skull of the depressed patient is, in my opinion, an endogenous depressed patient = he was born with a skull and a brain that made him depressed.

The patient on the right has a non-depressive skull and brain.

If you look at the 2 brains simultaneously and try to find the differences, focus on the general shape of these 2 skulls.

The non-depressed brain seems to be well balanced. It is center in the black rectangle. In the rear part there is a depression (a reinforcement).

If we were to draw a vertical line and separate this image, we would get 2 almost similar brain halves. On the other hand, in the brain of the depressed patient, we could not obtain 2 similar halves because this brain has an asymmetry which seems obvious to me.

Multiple studies confirm that symmetry (facial and body) is a sign of resilience and good health. The corollary being that asymmetric people are at proven risk of psychiatric and neurological disorders.

Functional depression is, in my opinion (this opinion is not personal, it is not unanimous far from it, and is limited only to my little person as far as I know), the result of a facial and neurological asymmetry. When the 2 cerebral hemispheres are asymmetrical, there are physiological and electrical disturbances at the level of the corpus collusum. Behavioral disturbances including depression can be observed in these asymmetric patients. We would therefore be born (in my opinion still) with a depressive brain or a non-depressive brain which depends on our degree of bodily and facial symmetry.

To come back to your question: What are the differences between depressed and non-depressed people? The major difference explaining the vulnerability to depression between depressed and non-depressed people is their difference from their neurological symmetry.

NOTE: Thank you to Anne-Claire Bousquet for spending her time modifying this answer to make it easier to read.597  viewsShow 5  positive votes · Reply requested byKevin Machado5

I am 17 years old I am in depression because I discover that I am probably not ready to live in this world what to do?

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Nils Dupont·November 18 Knowledge: English

Burn everything and turn the page. Long story short: I've never felt out of place anywhere and even though I'm an extremely social person: I hate people - for me 99% of people are just jerks. The speeches, the reactions, the gossip: it stuffs my slack with a force that my circle of friends after years is extremely reduced. The behaviors and habits seem incredibly stupid to me and the social pressure untenable. All your friends from high school, college: in 10 years there'll be 1 or 2 left. But that's really okay. Today for many young and old the big difficulty is to accept his life such as we conceive it ourselves and not as the company conceived it and impregnated it to us through the media and all the touintouin. VS(more)

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How can I overcome my depression knowing that I don't have the money to go to a shrink?

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Nicolas Hugodot July 29, 2017

Hello, I had to help a friend in Japan where I live with the same very serious problem, and I also had this problem but in France.

Every depression has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However…has its cause, loss of a loved one, disappointed love, 'no future' due to unemployment, etc. It is therefore difficult to treat not the symptoms but the causes without knowing it, everything is very personal! However… a sa cause, perte d'un être cher, amour déçu, ‘’no future ‘ dû au chômage, etc. Difficile donc de traiter non les symptômes mais les causes sans la connaître, tout est très personnel ! Néanmoins…

You have to reconnect with the real, simple, immediate, animal, and thus stop thinking about it and slowly killing your brain: `` mindfulness '' has a demonstrated effectiveness, by training you to no longer dare to do anything. other than '' here and now '' and not '' yesterday '' or '' tomorrow '': walking, running, listening, smelling smells, trying to 'pose' your 5 senses to reconnect with reality is very effective to forget about problems that are going round in the head. Whatever yesterday, it's already done, we can no longer do anything. What does tomorrow matter, if already today I am not alive? So already, live the present moment, make this moment solid, survive today and only then can you build tomorrow, even better. So sharpen your senses, prevent your brain from thinking, from 'brooding', reconnect yourself to reality, to nature,

Do you think too much?

To lower your ruminations, your brain, like lowering a hi-fi equalizer, suffocates it: the brain is the organ in the body that consumes the most oxygen. Slow down your breathing, take small breaths, stop your breathing for 10, 20 seconds at the end of inhalation and exhalation, regain control of your brain, prevent it from wandering, listen to your heart and your breathing, stop your thought at middle of a word, prevent him from finishing his sentence!

Take back control. All these techniques are "CBT", cognitive behavioral techniques, that psychiatric clinics teach, often too late, but very effective.

The control of the brain by the control of its fuel, oxygen, your breathing, comes from yoga which without really knowing it knew how to practice breathing techniques to better concentrate. It will always be useful, and not only against depression! Excellent `` control '' of your brain.

Medication can help, but in the short term as a boost, or to take away the anxiety that would block your recovery and your implementation of these tcc. Use in short term, they are an effective crutch, but not more than a year or even 1 month…!

Finally, in addition to removing the brake thanks to the drugs and breathing, the accelerator: find yourself a reason to live !!! Give up the previous reasons which, not effective enough, did not prevent you from getting depressed, and find yourself a project, yours, a crazy dream, a goal to achieve, against all odds! '' yes I can ''! Without a reason to live, without a dream, a goal to achieve, an ideal, even if not even a little crazy, we lack an engine. "Faith lifts mountains", have faith in your idea, project, ideal, and the higher it will be, the stronger will be your new reason for living! An example ? Helping your neighbor, saving the world, nature, abandoned dogs, entering politics, the associative world, etc. If so, together, we are stronger! And above all, it is a world of mutual aid, little known, but fantastic.

Ah, some really good stuff, finally:

Do theater, amateur, improvise: very funny, it 'takes you' out of 'your life' and forces you to play another role, very effective.

Write, put everything! As long as you have not "put" your thoughts on paper, they eat away at you. Writing them down lets you move on to another thought, not writing them down lets them go around in circles. Write them, on a post it, a sheet, a notebook, but write them, '' throw '' them! And once "there", think of something else, finally. Stick these post-its on the wall, classify them… Or throw the thought, the sheet, in the trash, and thus "move on", restart your life. Really, it works!

And get out, walk, then trot, then run! Thinking of each step, you are feet, the path, “here and now”….

Have a good new life! We have as many as we want, throw away the current one, make yourself the new one.

As long as there is life, there is hope. And vice versa.2.1k  viewsShow 24  positive votesShow shares2411What to do to get out of depression?

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Sally Taimforiou· May 14, 2020 Wwoofing ( 2017 - present )

Finding your anticyclone There is this place deep inside us where we know. What do we know? That everything that happens to us has been orchestrated by ourselves. So since it was you who did it, you can undo it. And above all to rebuild. We are the magi of our life. So don't look for your Harry Potter. You are already magic Do not seek your tinkerbell You are already magic You are one Do not seek to complete yourself with another human being, find yourself within. If you start tomorrow within a week you will write to tell me that you see the end of the tunnel. Life is magic, if you believe in it it is. And as you probably know the more magic we are, the more people there are around you. You will never be alone again.(more)

How to fight against depression without going through drug treatments?

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Carl Gustav·Updated on September 21, 2020

DoctorAntidepressants are only one way to beat depression, their effectiveness and tolerance are sometimes catastrophic, sometimes not. TMS and electronarcosis are interesting in resistant depression with a recognized effectiveness of nearly 80%. But their implementation and availability is complex, especially with the general anesthesias required for electronarcosis. TMS is becoming more democratic and more and more accessible in France. Giving meaning to your life and self-esteem is the exact reverse path that private thoughts take to dig the bed of depression. Psychotherapy works with effectiveness and ineffectiveness comparable to antidepressant drugs. Physical activity and sports also work with the same efficiency.(more)

What does depression look like?

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Jonas Karwoth Translator · June 18, 2019

Thoughts when I am: Normal * Food: * * "I ate eggs yesterday, cereal this morning." * * "Hmm, my body is not feeling very well, I have to be careful what I eat." * * Mom: "What do you want to eat?" Me: "I want noodles. Sushi is good too." * Interests: * * "I'll read a few chapters of this book before going to bed." * * Friends: "Want to join us for netball this weekend?" Me: "I'm not very athletic. Have fun anyway!" * * "I will start saving from this month; I hope to earn enough money to go to Japan at the end of the year." * Studies / Work: * * "We covered adaptive immunity last month."(more)

Why do some people suffer from chronic depression, and others will never experience depression?

Is depression a selection linked to the evolution of humanity?

How do you know if you have depression?

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Pascal Babilot·May 28, 2019

Commercial Agent has his account at EIRL - BP ( 2017 - today )Hello, Depression: how to detect it? SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION Depression should not be confused with simple depression. It is quite normal at times to have difficulty coping with life's challenges or to feel signs of exhaustion. Despondency, sadness, fatigue are some of the symptoms felt when a person faces a difficulty such as bereavement, loss of a job, intense stress, etc. The main difference between depression (as a health problem) and depression is in the persistence and severity of the symptoms present. Here are some examples of signs and symptoms that may suggest depression: sadness or fluctuating mood; irritability; anxiety; sleep disturbances (insomnia o(more)

What's the difference between feeling depressed and having depression?

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Jenna ravenstone·December 13, 2018

Works at Quora Partner Program (QPP) ( 2018 - present )In English, we speak of mild depression, moderate depression, severe depression, severe depression. You may find this description interesting: Mild Depression: You work, but you are sad, unhappy, half-hearted. "The blues" Moderate depression: you sometimes have difficulty functioning. You feel quite negative and without positive emotion. Severe depression: you are very weak. Maybe you're in bed most of the time. You are in great pain and can only work a little. You don't feel any hope. Maybe you hate yourself. Severe depression: you are in anguish. You are almost helpless. You can be suicidal. You have to consider the hospital. I hope the English perspective is interesting.(more)

Is depression the result of intelligence?

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Tom spycher·June 28, 2020Location: Geneva, Switzerland

She can, but not all the time. Depression is a small death. It is the fruit of the loss of wanting to survive. The cause can be multiple. Depression follows a feeling of being in a hole… with no way out. Hopeless. It forces us to get out of our normal situation, to find a solution (it can be an awakening)… but also a simple solution to this apparently insurmountable problem at the same time. Someone who is perfectly stupid, who falls into a hole and cannot get out of it, will also go into depression. And will eventually die if he can't get out of his hole. (physically… thirsty, hungry…) the loss of a sphere of comfort is equivalent to being in a hole. We thought we were safe ... not at all ... you realize it was wrong and you are really at risk. l(more)

What is the difference between burnout and depression?

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Théophile Pion·June 3, 2020 Knowledge: English

Burnout is not depression.

The origin is not the same.

Let's illustrate the difference with a picture: burn out is to snow on the roof what depression is to termites.

Subjected to an excessive external pressure, the internal structure of the individual, his psychic framework, does not resist and collapses, like a house under the pressure of an excess of snow on the roof. The depression is more like the effect of termites: the frame also collapses, but because of an internal problem.

We often confuse depression with burnout. Indeed, in both cases the psychic structure of the individual is affected. The big difference is that in depression, the failure of the frame is not due to external pressure, but to an internal cause. An evil which eats away at the structure from the inside, and ends up no longer allowing the individual to resist normal pressure.

The field is not the same.

A person who experiences depression will generally be depressed in all of his fields of activity, while a person who is going through burnout will be especially in difficulty in the professional field. She retains the taste for private activities.

The movement is opposite.

Burnout is the result of a physiological imbalance which has psychological repercussions. It is the reverse in the case of depression.1.1k  views Show 4  positive votes4

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Can you truly be cured of depression?

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Amelia Chpx·November 28, 2017 Communication consultant ( 2015 - present )

Yes, it is very possible to be cured of depression. This requires very good psychological support (from professionals, but also from family and friends…) and sometimes medical. The most effective is generally to accompany a drug treatment with a psychological follow-up. When entering the long and laborious phase of withdrawal, which signifies the start of recovery, it is important to feel ready! Trust yourself! Healing can be daunting at times, but the fight is worth it! In addition, the support does not stop. The important thing then is to learn to live for yourself, to listen to yourself a lot, and to find comforting solutions when you are faced with a situation that causes anxiety (going out for fresh air, calling(more)

Can a narcissist have depression?

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Josee maria·October 19, 2019 asylum searchD. from my experience with them: Depression c. Is the permanent and hidden psychological state of the PN.

This pathology which inhabits him is unbearable to him, it puts him in great suffering, faced with his psychological construction, his perception of the world is nothing but solipsism. He is afraid of himself. He therefore needs a remedy that he can only find in the lives of others with those who are alive, joyful, happy for who they simply are. He will therefore want your identity, want your skin, inhabit your body to relieve his depression. Thus weak in his morbid state, he is obliged to hide himself in order to reach you, to come and seduce you and steal from you something that he lacks in order to feel alive. L. love! yes he wants some! again and again to survive this(more)

How to overcome depression?

Anonymous Aug 11, 2020 If you are suffering from depression, this article will help you a lot in living a stress free life. I will give you some remedies that will solve your problem but for that you need to read this article completely, don't rush to the end, relax and read. I will start with my own story, I was born into a middle class family and since my childhood I had so many questions about life, about human existence, about God and about creation issues etc. and I kept asking these questions to everyone I met, got to the point that it even became disturbing for my parents. At the age when all the other kids were asking for toys, I was in a different state of mind. Once, the maternal Grandfather gave me a little(more)Does music have an effect against depression?

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Michel AG Hermans·August 31, 2017 Facility Manager It seems increasingly clear that listening to music that you love impacts the production of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and especially dopamine. This is a very broad field of research as far as I know. But to answer the question: Yes, the music you love has an effect against depression. But we must not lose sight of the fact that depression is characterized by a deficit of investment of the suffering person in all of his daily life, and therefore potentially also in the fact of listening to the music that he liked before meeting. state of depression. The return to a state allowing emotional reinvestment (in particular in music) is therefore a necessary prerequisite for music to be able to help the person in his(more)

What is the difference between depression and nervous breakdown?

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Deaf jam·January 17 Psychiatrist

None, it's the same disease. Nervous breakdown is a non-medical term. The real term is depressive syndrome or unipolar thymic episode. As opposed to bipolar disorder.(more)

What are the exact symptoms of depression?

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Axel Fadet· September 7, 2018Location : Brest, FranceI, who am a “treated” depressive, can say that depression is a real plague: -Loss of appetite. We can be hungry without substituting it, we do not have the desire. -Loss of taste. Less desire to go out, to see the outside world, we prefer to stay in our little bubble, telling ourselves that life is not worth it “To be born, to work for no purpose than to serve the bosses who are full of it. pockets and die forgotten. ” -Mental instability. Mood swings, reactions not common compared to the person “before” the onset of depression. - ”Facade mood.” People with depression don't want to hurt those around them nor to be noticed. It's very hard to detect since apart from being a mentalist, to guess that it is a facade mood for a friend or for the(more)

How to get out of existential depression?

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Richard Trigaux (Yichard Muni)·March 7, 2020

Nine years with a sociopathBasically, existential depression is * not knowing what you're living for, not having a goal in life * finding life absurd, not seeing the meaning of social relationships * finding life too painful to be lived. From such a broad definition, it is difficult to give advice or a solution that works for everyone. But we can see the possible causes: * intellectual: we are looking for an absolute meaning in life, which we cannot find. * social: we are in an abnormal environment, with sociopaths, or with people of normal appearance with whom we seem to communicate normally, but who in fact are not interested in anything, live in television. * affective: we haven't been able to find a goal or an activity that excites us, or more often than not we have been(more)

How do you get out of severe depression?

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Marie-Jeanne Desmoules·November 12, 2017 Former Executive Secretary ( 1995 - 2001 )Hello, .. there is no “way” out of depression, because depression is an illness in its own right, and there is no “way” out of illness .. there is care, there is treatment, there is psychological support, there is the help and affection of loved ones and all this coming together must make you want to fight against this disease so that 'at the end, there is healing .. it is a very long process and it is only when we are finally healed that we can speak of a “way” to find a normal life, by relearning to appreciate everything. the things that life has to offer you. I don't have the science in mind, I say it just the way I feel it, but I hope my answer fits you. Sincerely, Marie-Jeanne D.(more)

What does the face of a depressed person look like?

M Avts·Updated May 21, 2020

Knowledge: SpanishI think everyone acts in a different way when they are depressed. And in general when we are in depression we are kind of lost, we do not know what we are like, what is wrong, we do not try to get involved in anything, we will feel bad about ourselves and necessarily as soon as we are not going to achieve something we will quickly stop doing it by throwing the blame on ourselves, like “yes anyway I am zero I understand nothing, it is useless to continue” and by force to have this perspective we will no longer try to do anything. She will tend to be super nice to herself as soon as you talk to her, very receptive because she will try to clear her head, to have someone with whom to spend time, to forget, a person who will push her to go out , at(more)

How to avoid depression?

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Ininam Aleyou· October 10, 2020 Knowledge: English5 -tips to avoid depression: 1 - Preserve your biological clock. That is to say no longer having an imposed schedule, especially when you do not have access to teleworking, exposed to certain drifts in lifestyle habits: getting up late in the morning, random meal times, repeated naps, etc. 2 - Look for the light. The lack of light can increase the risk of mood alterations, as is the case in certain so-called winter depressions. The variations in light during the 24 hours of a day help the biological clock to synchronize and act favorably, via the cells of the retina which play a role in the fight against depression. 3 - Our food. Diet plays a very important role in the proper functioning of the brain and a(more)

Why are people with high IQs prone to depression?

Rahma benyamina·December 11, 2019 Knowledge: Arabic

A new study has indicated that intelligent people are at greater risk of developing mental illness than their less intelligent peers and often suffer from anxiety-related physical issues, where researchers at Betzer College examined 3,715 Mensa members, who are intelligent people, and the review showed them to be suffering from anxiety and depression. Autism, ADHD and other disorders.

All participants had an IQ of over 130, well above the average of 85-115, and the study found that 20% of the smart group suffered from anxiety and depression compared to 10% of the population. Overall, and fascinatingly, participants also appear to be more prone to asthma, allergies, and weakened immunity.

Experts say the study provides an unprecedented view of the links between intelligence and mental illness, as well as the links between mood disorders and physical illnesses, while Dr Nicole Tetrault, co-author of the study, pointed out the high rate of mental illness in intelligent people may have affected the fact that people's intelligence is extremely hypersensitive, making them hypersensitive.

The study adds, “Our results are relevant because a large portion of these people suffer daily due to their excessive emotional and physical excess, and it is important for the scientific community to study high IQ, but for the physical discomfort, this isn't the first time that researchers have suggested that mental illness exacerbates inflammation in the body, however, this tends to be the clearest break in this relationship.

The authors underlined: "To our knowledge, no study of the psychological interaction between each of the variables has been studied, and we have sought a direct treatment of the question". Is there a relationship between increased cognitive ability (brain hyperactivity) and increased subsequent psychological and physiological immune responses?

To do this, the scientists examined the prevalence of mood disorders, anxiety, hyperactivity disorders, lack of attention, sensitivity to food and the environment, asthma. and autoimmune diseases, and a very intelligent lion compared to the national average, and they found a clear relationship between high intellectual capacity and all the psychological and physiological conditions they looked at In conclusion, they found said they thought people with hyperactivity in the brain also had hyperactivity in the body.1.6k  viewsShow 13  positive votesShow shares · Reply requested by Eva Esteve131

Are boredom and depression related?

Danty Yvan·Aug 5, 2019

Studied at Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityYes, they are linked. On the one hand we have the "burn out" and on the other the "bore out". So the daily boredom leads to the "bore out" which can ultimately make you feel depressed. A good example is people who are bored at work because of a placarisation or disgust at their job, which affects self-esteem and leads to self-esteem and feelings of failure.(more)

How Does Depression Kill People?

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Kevin Machado·Translator · July 21, 2020 Lead Developer at Bedrock ( 2019 - present )

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Shyamaranthine I am currently diagnosed with depression and anxiety.This answer may not be an accurate translation of Shyamaranthine's answer in Quora in English  :How does depression kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people? kill people?

I once heard someone compare depression and suicide to

jumping out of a burning building .

This is the most accurate description I have ever seen.

Imagine living a life where you are constantly told that you are a failure. That you can't do nothing right. That your presence is a burden on your loved ones. You try to ignore it, you try to keep going, but slowly you lack the motivation to do anything. You are weakened by sleepless nights and lack of food because you don't feel hungry. You are no longer hungry.

Slowly, optimism turns to cynicism, and that into abject terror when you realize you are dying.

So you start trying to keep going, to reach out, to tell someone about the dark thoughts inside you, your desperate desire to find joy again. How you pray for relief, from God, your family, your friends, food, entertainment, sports ... you get so numb that you don't enjoy anything.

And inevitably, someone is listening to you. You hope for some comfort or some real advice, but what do we say? They offer you platitudes or criticism. Because in a society where everyone has to be happy most of the time, you have broken a sacred rule: Don't show any pain or vulnerability, because it makes you weak.

But you keep sending messages saying that you need help, that you need someone to notice you and be there for you and somehow ... nobody does.

So you feel everything and nothing, you don't feel any happiness and you just want it to stop. End it all by any means.

This is where you try. This is where you realize that living is painful and death looks better. Everything would then stop hurting.

So you jump out of that burning building, and whether or not you hope for somebody to save you, you haven't committed a sin. It is not selfish to find relief after so much pain.

You just tried to escape impossible torture. Burn or fall. Burn or fall.

I'd rather fall than burn. At least death would be faster than ... than this slow poisoning.

This is how depression kills. Slowly and comprehensively. And you can't run away from your own mind.921  viewsShow 16  positive votesShow shares1614

When can depression be considered severe depression?

Mahen Ya·November 7, 2019 Former depressive Hello, Many describe the symptoms of depression. They are very numerous and it is therefore advisable to consult a professional if you suspect that you have depression. The duration of the symptoms as well as the quantity will determine the severity (subject to the advice of a doctor). Attention should be paid to changes in behavior which will depend a lot on how the person reacts. Personally, I do not fully identify with the behavioral changes stated in other answers. (This does not detract from their truths! Again it's personal) The most shocking is the pain, and paradoxically the lack of emotions. Let me explain, negative emotions are either light or extreme but never go away. (Or almost, but I remember(more)

How do I deal with depression?

Claude nihoul·December 11 Previous place: EUCommunicate with your friends, an activity will save you from overwhelm and loneliness. Don't be left alone. Share your pain, he has support groups for all of these situations. For now, you are spinning in an endless depression loop. And ONLY you will not get out of it. Dialogue with oneself does not lead to anything. Get up, practice a hobby, useful or unnecessary, but move your buttocks and wake up.(more)

What is "smiling depression"?

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Bechir Houman·February 23, 2019 Peaceful humanist pensionerThe expression “smiling depression ” - which defines the fact of looking happy while suffering internally from depressive symptoms - is more and more common. The number of articles devoted to this subject in popular literature, and the Google queries devoted to it have increased considerably this year. One is however entitled to wonder if the "smiling depression" is really a pathological state. Although this expression does not appear in the lexicon of technical terms used by psychologists, it certainly corresponds to a reality. It is possible to be depressed and be able to mask the symptoms. The closest technical name to describe this condition is "atypical depression"(more)

How to detect depression?

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Jacques Van Rillaer·December 29, 2019 Formerly Professor of Psychology at the University of Louvain ( 1974 - 2009 )There are several forms of depression (the old distinction between endogenous, biological, “vital” depression versus “psychogenic depression” should undoubtedly be put into perspective, but not forgotten). The main factor of psychogenic depression in humans (as in animals!) Is getting stuck in a painful situation that seems hopeless. Most of the time, there is no need to dig into the "subconscious" and "buried pains" (psychoanalysis and ruminations increase the feeling of helplessness and depression!). Rather, we must observe behaviors and their contexts, plan small steps of rewarding actions, take action despite painful affects, (re) define essential values ​​to lead the life we ​​want, take stock where we are(more)

How can I cure my depression and anxiety, especially social (without medication and with a counselor)?

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Jane Audrey Monroe Austin·February 25, 2019 Location: Tucson, AZpray. meditation. start a journal for yourself and your emotions. Sing out loud in your vehicle, as if you have no worries in the world. dress for no other reason than to dress. Adopt or rescue an animal. Make your dreams your goal ... If there is a root cause of depression and it remains an active factor in your life, work to remove it. Good luck and remember that some days are worse than others. It's what you do with these BIG days that matters most when you're feeling down.(more)

What should never be said to a person who suffers from depression?

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Joelle ballestraz· Updated July 23, 2019 Bachelor in Social Work , Hes-so ( Diploma obtained in 2014 )

"The treatment makes me tired, I sleep all the time."

Above all, do not answer:

  • : "You're lucky, you have nothing else to do."
  • (The person would like to be able to do more than just sleep all the time.)
  • " Everyone has times of fatigue during the day. "
  • (We are not talking about normal fatigue after sport but about constant and problematic fatigue.)
  • " Maybe you need something lighter, have you tried X or a change? "
  • (You are neither a psychiatrist nor a pharmacist, this advice is simply ill-advised and can even be dangerous)

Instead you can say:

  • "Would you like to talk about it?"
  • "How may I help you ?"
  • "Are you holding up?"
  • "I hear what you are saying and I sympathize."
  • I do not understand the subject but I wish you that this effect passes as quickly as possible. "

"Yesterday it was better ... today is the cataclysm again."

Above all, do not answer:

  • " But yesterday it was better though, I don't understand. "
  • (Well, that's how it is.)
  • " We've all had worse days."
  • (The fact of relativizing starts with a good intention but it is still a way of silencing a sharp pain, present.)
  • "Ah well damn, I thought it was finally better!"
  • (It's guilty, the person also would like it to get better and for a long time.)

Instead, you can say:

  • "Do you want to discuss this?"
  • "Is anything particularly bothering you today?
  • "Can I help you ?"
  • "I've never been through depression but I sympathize, you have the right to have worse days, you have time." etc .

"I had decided to go for a coffee / to go for a walk / to take a shower but in the end, I can't, I give up."

Above all, do not say:

  • "Sometimes you have to kick yourself in the ass to get better!"
  • (Who tells you that the person you're telling this to isn't already kicking themselves 1,000 times in order not to kill themselves?)
  • It would do you good to see people though!
  • (The person knows this, but they just ca n't.)

Instead, you can say:

  • "It's okay, you'll try another day, when you feel ready.

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Angelo Forte·October 14, 2019 Location: Rennes, France ( 2018 - today )From a very interesting article I found on q / psychology, I thought it might help some people. In the spirit of answering this question, I would like to mention that there are different types of depression. Some people suffer from depression due to seasonal weather conditions. Some people suffer from bipolar depression. Some people have major depressive disorder. Some people suffer from psychotic depression. Some people suffer from postpartum depression. And there are many more. Not all depressions are created equal. Their severity varies. Most types of depression affect many parts of the brain [1] and some cause a negative feedback loop in our brain. [2](more)

How can I avoid being depressed?

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Madison Issy·October 27 Master in Psychology , Catholic University of Louvain ( Diploma obtained in 2020 )The difference between a person who is depressed and a person who is not is the difference in perception of the events experienced. Some see the glass as half empty while others see it as half full. Some balk when it rains, others stay positive. In order not to be depressed, it is a matter of doing work on a self, work on your mind and on the way you think on a daily basis. I published an article on my blog last week on mobile applications that can be used on a daily basis to take charge of your life and be well on a daily basis, don't hesitate to take a look :) Blog | Here Madison • The Blog(more)

What does “mental depression” look like?

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Newt Volodina·June 7, 2020mentally illA mental depression is simply a depression, no need to add something! :) Come on, here's what I've been experiencing as a diagnosed person with depression for 5 years now: * Chronic pain. We don't think about it, but the mental state also affects the physical. I am constantly in pain somewhere. And by communicating with each of my loved ones (or not so loved ones) suffering from depression or bipolar disorder, it turns out to be a very common symptom. * When I'm outside with some friends, and suddenly I stop. Suddenly I'm very suicidal, I can't speak anymore, and I want to cry until I become dehydrated. It is noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. I am with people, I am outdoors. And yet. (So ​​either I force myself to stay, or I pretend a mess(more)

What is the difference between clinical depression and existential depression?

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A clinical depression can be due to temporary hazards, fatigue, accumulation of problems, loss of reference. Things that can be cured with proper treatment.

An existential depression calls into question everything that makes up the why of our life. And there the palliatives do not work. It is deeper because doubt does not find an answer, it often affects gifted adolescents, their precocious questioning while they are still deprived of answers, leads to these evils.

Only the answers will know how to calm this state. Either by helping and guiding the patient, or by giving him the means to find his answers.5.2k  viewsShow 15  positive votes · Reply requested by Celimene Melody 151

Is there a quick fix for treating depression?

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Alexis alfred·Translator · April 8, 2019  Humanoid Yes, but most people won't like it or apply it. I have written a lot on this topic because I got over my depression and it took me about a month for it to improve dramatically and about a year for it to go away completely. A month is pretty darn good already, and to be honest the change was felt even earlier than that, I'd say a week instead. Here is what I would do if I had to do it again: 1. Make a pact with myself, that from now on, without any exceptions, I will only do what I want to do all the time, no matter what I do. want. If that means putting me on sick leave, staying in bed all day, arguing with friends, going drunk, then so be it. If I must be depressed I will(more)How can you help someone with depression?

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Kodie Alian·September 21, 2020Affiliate marketing specialistAlthough depression is not a strange or rare condition, but rather a common mental illness in the modern age, many are unaware of the paths that are advisable to take when it comes to someone with certain problems. psychological. Tatiana Andreeva - in her report published by the Russian site "FPR" - reviewed what can and cannot be said for a person with depression. According to scientific data, every fourth person is considered vulnerable to mental illness. And a group of studies from the UK have shown that around a quarter of people over 16 suffer from symptoms of anxiety and depression. What to say The author said that experts advise to remind the person suffering from depression(more)

What's the best way to protect yourself from depression?

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Naomie Freud·August 19, 2020 Sophrology training in progress.I would like to know! I used to think that taking care of others, taking care of the mind, just taking care of the day-to-day, avoided becoming depressed. In fact, it is by taking care of yourself that you avoid depression. Focus on yourself, listen to what our body and our mind are asking for. Knowing how to say STOP when we reach our limits. Recharge your batteries, listen to yourself, take charge and not be afraid to step back a little to take stock of our expectations. Once regenerated, we can face the world, armed with our best intentions. And to feel strong and proud of our accomplishments, as long as they are in line with the moral rules of the company and our own. Put on paper, or on the canvas, it seems simple. But, do we not say(more)

Have you ever been through depression or a depressive episode? If so, what are the keys that allowed you to get out of it?

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Jill carter·Oct. 17, 2018 Works at Manulife Financial Corporation ( 2019 - present )Yes. For me it was taking medicine and having structure. Also I followed a group of therapy. If I didn't have things to do outside the house, I stayed in bed. It's important to get out in the sun and get moving. Even a little walk can help. Take care of your body, showers, brush your teeth. Communicate with someone not to talk about your problems but to have a connection. It's the same little things that helped me. Hope you find some things to help you. You can go through depression. Do not let go! (Sorry for my French)(more)

Is it possible to recognize a depressed and anxious person?

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Oscar Mercier Updated February 5 I think it takes a certain level of empathy or good human analytical skills to be able to recognize an anxious and depressed person. This is not the case of everyone. Most people won't notice because this type of person very rarely shows their psychological distress explicitly. This requires observation but also analysis and a minimum of knowledge of the person to be able to conclude that he is this type of person. Usually this can be seen in the way the person communicates, stands and behaves. Nervousness is expressed through the body. Facial expressions are very important in determining whether a person is such, especially the look. One can perceive a lot in the eyes, the(more)

Is it better to use medication or therapy for depression if you had to choose?

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Laurence Collet·August 7, 2020 look for the why I just read a lot of excellent answers that are valid for me, including one that speaks of trick question. I think it is indeed. Do not lose sight of the fact that it is a serious disease from which we can die or which in any case spoils our lives and that of others, it is not a lottery draw. Poorly treated depression is contagious. I am going to digress a little on my personal case, which I do not want to generalize in any way: We often give drugs to quickly hide the problem you pose to society if you do not go to work. Whereas sometimes you also need a break, to talk, to think, to reorganize your life… I am speaking here of those who work. I think I had several depressions, which no one noticed, do(more)

How can I improve the general condition of my kitten who is depressed?

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Our animal friends.·Aug 22, 2020 Response from Jerome Allain Try one simple thing: valerian, or catnip. The cat and valerian Identify the source of the problem: A cat with depression is not sentenced automatically, but unfortunately it will be very difficult to get it out. The first thing to do will be to identify the cause of this depressive state, and to act accordingly. Play with it: In cats and humans alike, play is VITAL. You, as a master, will have to give him back the will to live. It will be up to you to stimulate your cat. Unlimited hugs and caresses and a variety of games (even if he doesn't react from the start, persist). Rethink the layout of your apartment: If your cat went into depression because he was too bored, review the layout of your apartment(more)

Does Using Cannabis Cure Depression?

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Laurent Bourrou·April 17, 2018 Engineer - 25 years in AI - Semi-amateur cogniticianOf course I hope that a clinician will provide an expert answer but I have read a lot of things so, in the meantime… I have no doubts about certain therapeutic applications of Cannabis but I have never seen depression listed among it. Cannabis does not cure anything. It can alleviate side effects, pain, but I have never heard of “cure”. Unless we call “helping an anguished sleeper” a cure. Or help an introvert let go in the evening. But it's not healing at all. What seems obvious to me is that cannabis has all the cards in hand to prevent a depressive from initiating a process to get out of his depression and keep him in denial of the problem. I know a lot of consumers (like everyone else). One or 2 n / a(more)

Where is the difference between sadness and depression? When can I say I am in depression?

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Sarah lee· Updated May 22, 2019 PsychotherapistOriginal Answer: How do you tell if someone is going through depression instead of "just being sad"?

If you're talking about someone else, I think you have to ask. If you talk about yourself, you can question yourself a little more; how long does your depression last? Is this a feeling that you have experienced before? Do you know the reason why you are in pain?

In the end, in my opinion, it doesn't really matter that much to characterize your feelings as 'depression' or 'sadness' other than knowing when to ask for help or if you're curious. If you are worried about your feelings and you don't feel like you can deal with them on your own, it's okay to ask for help.

It is very difficult to judge the seriousness of someone else's feelings if you are an outside party. You don't know if he's downplaying out of fear, out of habit, to go unnoticed, for cultural reasons, or because he feels helpless.

It is better to take someone (or yourself) seriously and find that it is going fast now than to ignore them and find out later that they have suffered (or worse) because of your judgments.

When I was 16 I visited the doctor to seek help with my depression. The doctor advised me 'not everyone can be the life and soul of the party'. So I gave up and it took me another two years to try again.

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How to overcome depression and anxiety?

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Real morin·May 28, 2018 Formerly the infinite possible ( 1959 - 2020 ):-) In my opinion you don't have to get rid of it. When you have hit your bottom, like a ball you will bounce and only good will come out. I speak from experience, having lived with a big depression for several months. I had to be hospitalized and medicated. Today I am happy as I have never been before. I wish you the same thing. May peace be with you. To be happy I don't need anything other than Being.(more)

How Can You Help People With Depression?

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Line Mourey·Aug 16, 2020 Psychologist - psychotherapist Original answer: How can I help a person who is suffering from depression?

The role of those around you during depression:

From an external point of view, depression is a disease that can be difficult to understand since the body is not directly affected. It is not a flu or an amputation but a crippling mental illness on a daily basis. The benevolence of those around him as well as his non-judgmental listening will do a lot of good to the suffering person and will limit as much as possible his feeling of guilt and shame.

We will therefore do without “if I were you, I would do that”, “come on, move, tomorrow it will be better!”, “It's in your head” or even “there are people who have worse in life! life !". We do not ask someone who has no longer his leg to do a trail without prosthesis ... You can therefore reassure him by telling him that this disease affects a lot of people, that it is not a sign of weakness and that 'he is not alone. But above all, be present and listen to it.

If your loved one trivializes their discomfort and downplays it, you can also share your concerns about the suffering you are witnessing, verbalize the fact that it persists and that it is not trivial. Discussing the symptoms can promote awareness and an appointment with a professional. Getting into action can be difficult for people suffering from depression, so it is sometimes necessary to support them in this first contact with a doctor and to accompany him (without being too stuffy and intrusive).

You can also offer your help for some tasks to be carried out (without doing everything for all that), submit the idea of ​​going for a walk to get some fresh air and socialize, ... All these little things will show him that he is not alone in this difficult time and that he can count on you. Don't be too pushy either and listen to his rhythm. Don't expect him to have fun in the moment.

As a loved one, it is necessary to accept and know the illness from which the loved one suffers in order to better support them. Also accept that we will not be able to help her move forward if she refuses it but that we can provide support. So even though you may not act like a doctor or a therapist, you are nonetheless being present! And it is not negligible. Do not forget yourself either and take time for yourself!

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Where does the French depression come from?

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Justin jasper·November 8, 2018 Franco-SwissOriginal answer: Where does the French depression come from?

Some tracks:

  • a culture of lament and judgment

In France if it's good we say nothing, if it's bad (or not French) we criticize. Diantre, positivism!

  • a wobbly and disconnected political system

There, it's heavy. No adaptation since 1958. The Fifth Republic was tailor-made for General de Gaulle. All the powers in the hands of one man. No consensus. The next is working to undo what the previous one did.

  • centralization and excessive taxation

All important orders come from Paris. This encourages local politicians to inaction of the kind it's not my problem, the orders come from above. The citizens are considered as cash cows by the French state apparatus.

  • rural desertification for urban crowding

Besides the fact that the French countryside has been polluted by chemical treatments for 60 years, it is emptying to fill the hutches of cities. (Sorry for the townspeople.)

  • a fatalistic way of thinking

Nothing's going well, so we don't care.

Otherwise the French are resourceful and know how to do things very well if they take the trouble. But all these factors added up do not help improve the morale of the average French.1k  viewsShow 15  positive votes15

Is walking effective in curing depression?

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Theo Moukhallelati·March 30, 2019 Work at Depression ( 2019 - today )I walk. For a few minutes, which seem to refuse to pass, I walk, I progress like a torch on the only path open to him, with no real answer as to his destination. Could it be a landfill, a simple abyss where my distress crisscrosses without being seen among the thousands of others? Could it also be that I am walking towards a clearing of eternal peace, recovery and well-being? [Choose an answer and go to the part indicated.] 1. The discharge 2. The clearing If you have chosen the respective first choice, please go to the part indicated by the subtitle 1. If you have chosen the second, go to the part indicated by the subtitle 2. [End] 1 But as I begin another step which will soon pile up among the inte(more)

How to cheer up a depressed?

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Somia sli·October 15, 2020Location: FranceEat lots of bananas! Bananas are rich in trytophan, a precursor of the famous serotonin. Bananas are also rich in potassium and magnesium, two elements known to limit fatigue. Other foods such as fish, especially salmon, are helpful in boosting morale.(more)

Isn't depression just an inability to take charge of yourself and solve your problems rather than a real illness?

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Pierre-Laurent Sisley·Updated August 17, 2020 Degree in Psychology , University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense ( Diploma obtained in 2018 )

To answer you, I will just come back to the scientific facts since I am studying clinical psychology (master).

During my studies, we saw the 2 tables of depression: pure psychological AND SOMATIC!

Depression immediately encompasses body AND mind . We are an indivisible ALL: any physical illness ends up affecting the psyche at a given moment and vice versa, a mental pathology acts on the general metabolism of the body. Our psyche is based on an organ of flesh and blood, the brain, which also distributes & manages various hormones produced by other various glandular organs (thymus, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, etc.). There is a constant back and forth between these organs & our brain. Depending on our mood, we will produce more or less of certain hormones & our general metabolism will show the effects: apathy or hyper-activity, extraversion or tendency to isolation, weight gain or loss, insomnia or hypersomnia, etc.

Depression is linked to a low production of dopamine (hormone secreted during our moments of pleasure & which puts us in a state of occasional enjoyment) and / or abnormalities in the metabolism of serotonin(hormone secreted during positive stress or adaptive behavior in the face of a negative context or challenge that makes us feel a state of deep well-being). Dopamine is often referred to as the "pleasure hormone" when serotonin is nicknamed "the happiness or joy hormone" by neurologists & endocrinologists. Scientists & healthcare professionals have observed the propensity of depressed people to fall into addictions (sweet food, alcohol, activities which excite the sensation of pleasure) in order to boost their secretion of dopamine. However, the increase in dopamine in our body is done to the detriment of serotonin which is the hormone regulating our mood & our adaptation to stress as well as our sleep. The development process & neuronal transmission of dopamine is antagonistic to that of serotonin. This is why the pleasure attached to an addictive source is so harmful for the mood in the long run: the serotonin which balances our psyche is then less secreted & less well distributed in the body. Normally, in a healthy psyche, these two hormones are produced & distributed in perfect balance. In a depressive pattern, serotonin is clearly deficient & poorly distributed in the brain & the rest of the body. these two hormones are produced & distributed in perfect balance. In a depressive pattern, serotonin is clearly deficient & poorly distributed in the brain & the rest of the body. these two hormones are produced & distributed in perfect balance. In a depressive pattern, serotonin is clearly deficient & poorly distributed in the brain & the rest of the body.

It is very difficult to know whether depression comes first from physical stress that has reached the psyche later or the other way around. Only a psychotherapeutic or psychiatric follow-up will be able to elucidate this point or in any case approach a response in connection with the truth of the patient's story. But ultimately, it doesn't matter! The depressed person comes to seek help to get out of it. The clinical psychologist, the neuropsychologist or the psychiatrist who takes care of her is not there to judge her: he is there to support her & TREAT her. Point.

A depressed person is a genuine patient. His body often bears the scars: lack of sleep (deep circles, permanently drawn lines resulting in early wrinkles, etc.), eating problems (bulimia or anorexia, craving for sugar, etc.), various addictions (alcohol, drugs, sugar, sex…), accelerated aging due to a state of chronic stress which acts by acidifying the blood & a general inflammatory state at the cellular level (each patient will have his particular weak organs which will react more). And then there are psychopathological behaviors: significant isolation or frantic search for contacts (superficial => just being surrounded by people to fill the social void & the intimate void), risk-taking (fast car driving, extreme sports, whatever will put the body to the end of its limits), etc. Depression does not show itself only through the cliché of the isolated individual displaying a sad face: it can also show itself in a pleasant, very extroverted, very active exterior. It is called "smile depression" ("smilingdepression "). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés about human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to search for the extreme limit We studied the case of a patient who completed an R-CMAS test grid This psychometric test provides an almost complete panorama of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. The risk of depression and suicide can be observed there. The risk of suicide was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it has also its interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). This type of depression is difficult to define because its appearance is judged positively by those around it because of clichés on human relations & depression. On the other hand, the risk of suicide is high because of the strong tendency to seek extreme limit.We have studied the case of a patient having completed an R-CMAS test grid.This psychometric test provides an almost complete overview of the psychic functioning of an individual on a quantitative level. depressive and suicidal risk can be observed there. The suicidal risk was strongly induced in the studied case. In another course, we saw the psychoanalytic approach on this type of behavior often linked to adolescents & young adults: it also has his interest."). Ce type de dépression est difficile à cerner car son apparence est jugée positivement par l'entourage à cause des clichés sur les relations humaines & la dépression. Par contre, le risque suicidaire y est élevé en raison de la forte tendance à rechercher l'extrême limite. Nous avons étudié le cas d'un patient ayant rempli une grille de test R-CMAS. Ce test psychométrique permet d’avoir un panorama à peu près complet du fonctionnement psychique d'un individu sur un plan quantitatif. Le risque dépressif et celui suicidaire peuvent y être constatés. Le risque suicidaire était fortement induit dans le cas étudié. Dans un autre cours, nous avons vu l'approche psychanalytique sur ce type de comportement lié souvent aux adolescents & aux jeunes adultes : elle a aussi son intérêt.

Depression is indeed a real disease with its precise symptoms (cf. DSM-5 => having 5 of the 9 symptoms on a regular & prolonged basis / psychoanalytic approach => very specific relational patterns). Neurobiology & endocrinology, partially studied in psychoclinical studies, have shown through scientific research that the brain is permanently affected by depression: neuronal connections & synaptic transmissions concerning dopamine but especially serotonin are disrupted. These are facts observed in the lab and on living patients. It is objective. Here we are in the medical field: clinical psychology sometimes enters this field.

As a bonus, I leave a link to an article Mechanisms of depressionpublished on the Swiss medical popularization site Planète santé CH . This article perfectly completes my remarks & confirms the current scientific conclusions: in depression, the physical & mental spheres are so interwoven that any therapeutic care that wants to be effective must absolutely act on both levels simultaneously or almost . This is essential.

I understand that you want to see depression as the result of a lack of vigor & a refusal to take responsibility for your life. It would be so simple, especially for society, which could thus CULPABILIZE the sick… with possibly a refusal to take charge of their medico-psychological care. It would also be a way for those around them (professional, family, friendly) to clear themselves of any responsibility for the onset of the disease in the patient. We must stop seeing depression only from a purely psychological angle: it is a neuropsychological pathology, regardless of whether the cause is purely somatic or psychic at the outset. In the end, the whole being is affected, physically and morally. The depressed does not need to be judged (we do not do it for a cancer patient, do we?) on the basis of limited NON-SCIENTIFIC criteria and reductive clichés: he simply needs that we help him to cure himself & get back in hand. This is why recourse to a professional is better for support than the help of those around him, even loving ones: neutrality allows an OBJECTIVE relationship, without prejudice for or against the patient who suddenly becomes FREE to speak up. And words heal much better than a psychotropic drug, believe me! They can even save a life! It is lived and seen in progress too. This is why the professions of the "psychologist" exist in order to we help them to take care of themselves and to get back in hand. This is why recourse to a professional is better for support than the help of those around him, even loving ones: neutrality allows an OBJECTIVE relationship, without prejudice for or against the patient who suddenly becomes FREE to speak up. And words heal much better than a psychotropic drug, believe me! They can even save a life! It is lived and seen in progress too. This is why the professions of the "psychologist" exist in order to we help them to take care of themselves and to get back in hand. This is why recourse to a professional is better for support than the help of those around him, even loving ones: neutrality allows an OBJECTIVE relationship, without prejudice for or against the patient who suddenly becomes FREE to speak up. And words heal much better than a psychotropic drug, believe me! They can even save a life! It is lived and seen in progress too. This is why the professions of the "psychologist" exist in order to And words heal much better than a psychotropic drug, believe me! They can even save a life! It is lived and seen in progress too. This is why the professions of the "psychologist" exist in order to And words heal much better than a psychotropic drug, believe me! They can even save a life! It is lived and seen in progress too. This is why the professions of the "psychologist" exist in order to guarantee patient access to therapeutic neutrality .23.4k  viewsShow 432  positive votesShow shares · Reply requested byGuy Ghrenassia 4321633

What is the essential thing to fight against depression?

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Quentin Pereira·Aug 2, 2018 Master GEMAREC at University of Fundamental and Applied Science ( 2017 - today )Depression is one of the only illnesses that can be completely healed with the emotion and heart of another. The music, the attention, the environment in which the person is bathed, all things capable of affecting the person on his own feelings is important to the point sometimes to make feel his discomfort negligible next to the pleasure that these things provide. 'she found out. The big problem is that these people tend to let it go on their own. You have to keep an activity that values ​​you and makes you feel alive in fact, create, write, educate yourself. But above all, do not sit back and do nothing, this is how we develop addictive behavior which are only short-term solutions and only provide a benefit over a short period of time.(more)

Does depression necessarily result from a psychological problem?

Annie carbonneau·January 20, 2020 Reading Depression can very easily, as explained by other people, have an external source. Qqun said that leaving a coworker could lead to depression, but it's just as possible that it's a goal we couldn't reach, a lack of love in our life, loss of friendship, and so on. In short, anything that can make you sad has the possibility of triggering depression, especially if it is the accumulation of sad events and the person in depression feels that it will never end.(more)

to regain a taste for life during depression?

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Didier De Cooman·March 9  Formerly Consultant in design-industrialization

Having experienced this state, I can testify that it is impossible, because it is the very fact of depression. The best, or at least the least evil, is to become aware of it, and to tell yourself that this state is not normal, that it will not necessarily last, to remember that it was better before, and that will be better afterwards. It all depends on the possible prospects because if we see the future completely blocked, then, after a while, only one solution in my opinion: drugs! Above all, do not feel guilty about having to take an antidepressant, any more than a diabetic must take insulin to compensate for a deficient metabolism. With the difference that a diabetic will never be able to stop his treatment, unless I am mistaken.(more)

Why is Adderall causing me extreme depression?

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Why does depression exist?

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Jacques Van Rillaer·October 22, 2018  Formerly Professor of Psychology at the University of Louvain ( 1974 - 2009 )

Various hypotheses can be formulated to understand the function of depression for the survival of Homo sapiens.

- Depression can be considered as the exaggeration of a useful affect: sadness, which motivates to change the situation and which, on the other hand, arouses compassion and help from loved ones.

- Depression promotes the process of emotional disengagement vis-à-vis goals that are too difficult or unachievable. It is a way of closing up shop, in an environment experienced as too demanding. It is, writes Christophe André, "a withdrawal to save and protect yourself from things in life, which we can no longer face. Its only virtue, initially, is therefore that it can have an analgesic effect, freeing us from the pain of having to face [1] ”.

- Depression is a kind of hibernation. In a situation where action becomes difficult or impossible (eg imprisonment, serious illness), it is in our best interest to live in slow motion and no longer have compelling desires, waiting for better days. An argument in favor of this hypothesis is the similarity of the biochemical state of animals that hibernate and animals that depress [2] .

- The depression that occurs in a weakened individual promotes the survival of the group: it leads him to reduce his diet and facilitates its disappearance. Depression illustrates the mercilessness of biological evolutionary processes

There is hardly a decisive argument for choosing one hypothesis over another. Several are moreover reconcilable.

Extract from the book "La nouvelle gestion de soi", p. 107.

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[1] The moods . Odile Jacob, 2009, p. 186.

[2] Price, J. (1972) Genetic and phylogenetic aspects of mood variation. International Journal of Mental Health , 1: 124-144.455  viewsShow 3  positive votes3

How did you beat depression?

Abdel Medjahed February 6, 2020 You can't beat depression or illness, you just survive it. And even people who tell you that they have overcome it can dive back into it, so you have to stay humble.(more)

What is the source of depression? Is it mental, physical, social or personal?

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Aysseline De Lardemelle·Aug 15, 2020 Coach management & personal development at EvolitudeIt comes from focusing our mind on our sources of dissatisfaction. Every depression is different because it is caused by different "dissatisfactions". Is it: * the lack of money? * difficult relationships? * lack of self-love? * physical suffering? * a job that we dislike? * a place of life that we dislike? * a loss of reference points? * a separation (bereavement, divorce?) * a life that lacks meaning? * a mixture of all this? Depression is an alarm. Normally there were many alarms and requests for change before it got to depression, but they were often put under a rug. Depression says, “My life is not right for me BUT I don't know how things could get better.” The mind is at a dead end. It bug ... It does(more)

Why do people with mental disorders (depression, anxiety…) suffer from fatigue?

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Delphine Couet·June 15, 2020 Healed from generalized anxiety and panic attacksTwo different causes for me: * in the case of depression, it seems to me that fatigue is a symptom rather than a consequence. * in the case of anxiety, well it's simple it's absolutely exhausting to be anxious. The body is still at 200%, the adrenaline and cortisol levels are very high, the mind is constantly ruminating(more)

What should I know about depression?

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Newt Volodina·March 31, 2020

neuroatypical* The majority of people with depression don't show it. This friend who smiles all the time, or this people who seem to give a damn? Both are as likely, if not more, to suffer from depression than anyone else. * YES, it's all "in our head". That's why it's called a mental illness. * Depression rarely heals completely. For a large part of people with depression, it will stay. Thoughts will return sooner or later. It doesn't come off that easily. * Antidepressants are not happiness pills. They are not there to make us laugh or smile. They are there to allow us to get out of bed, to take a shower. To be functional, what. * 1/5 of French people are or will be diagnosed with depression in their(more)

What's the worst thing about depression?

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Denis Egea·December 30, 2017 sushi cutting ( 2013 - present )The worst thing in my opinion is that you can't see the light at the end of the tunnel. It exists, but the disease means that we cannot see it. We think there is no way out and that we are doomed to suffer eternally. Fortunately this is not generally the case ... but we do not see it. Especially when you have suffered from depression for a long time and have tried everything without success to get out of it. However, there are always things to try, or the time. even if it is horribly slow, ends up making you overcome the disease… There is a light at the end of the tunnel… but we do not see it(more)

How do I get prescribed Adderall for depression?

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For people who have been diagnosed with depression, how would you best explain what it feels like to be clinically depressed to someone who does not have depression?

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Kathleen mcduff December 29 It is something very difficult to conceive for a person who has never had to face this ordeal. First, you should know that depression has real physical effects. There is an imbalance of hormones in the brain that changes our mood, our energy and our perception of the world. The first prejudice that must be combated is that it is resolved by remaining positive. The state of mind being a symptom of the disease rather than the cause. Then it is difficult to illustrate the evil of the soul, the hole in the chest and the body which becomes heavy to bear. When the small daily gestures exhaust us and become a series of insurmountable tests. For example, in my case, the signal that something was wrong is when I started to cry in discouragement.(more)

How to regain the strength to live after depression?

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Claude lambert·23 May 2020 writer Living is interesting, I find. Once you admit that you are going through several economic downturns, the likely betrayal of someone you respect, the death of several people you love, and illness, you can devote yourself to the rest. And how do you build the rest? * People who have a cat or a dog get out of depression faster than others. Go find out why. * The incredible beauty of the ocean when you see it for the first time, the charm of birds, finding what you love in nature: I had a teacher who was only happy in the desert: he ran there every summer. Some only like the vibe of big cities. I need greenery. My thing is the hidden villages. Find out what calms you down, what makes you happy. Once you(more)

How to get rid of stress, anxiety and depression forever?

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Vivien Willard·February 7

Relieves overactive brain entrepreneurs with Omvi

I quote Dr. Kelly McGonigal , American psychologist and writer:

In short, if you let go of stress and anxiety, you will get depressed.

Evidenced by these nouveau riche or these retirees who realize that no , it does not make them happy to no longer have any constraints, to do what they want when they want without ever having to think about the next day.

Although envied, their in fact idealized life no longer makes sense. Hence this other quote:

I have nothing more to add!


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Caroline Dabos· October 21, 2019School teacher from School ( Graduated in 2002 )

Question that I was confronted with, and frankly, it is very difficult. A few tips, however: * have loopholes (friends, outings, passions, work ...) * be as positive as possible, take things in perspective * avoid discussions that go round in circles * try to show a professional to your partner in order to deal with in depth the evil * having someone to confide in when things get too heavy, or a shrink. Basically: not to forget yourself, without letting the other down. Good luck ! Yours sincerely.(more)How can I improve the general condition of my kitten who is depressed?

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Our animal friends.·the 21st of FebruaryResponse from Adrienne sales

Good evening I have lived with cats since I was born. At the time cats were used to fight against rats and protect babies. We regularly heard abominable stories of newborn babies being bitten in their cribs. I never knew if there was any truth to it. The idea is that cats love to have a "mission" and live in company.

So a spoiled, idle and lonely kitten is depressed. Then I suggest another pet, not necessarily a cat, mine get along well with rabbits.411  viewsShow 5  positive votes Shipment accepted by Jerome cohen57

As professionals, how do you distinguish reactive major depression from endogenous unipolar depression, if there are differences? Are your support and / or treatment the same depending on?

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Carl  10 Doctor This question does not seem to me to be very well formulated.

We are of course talking about severe depression. If you want to know if there are differences between the so-called reactional depressions and the endogenous depressions, well know that there are not fundamentally at the level of the depressive symptomatology. Depression is a self-reinforcing process, whether the origin is external or internal. Moreover, in many cases there is an association to varying degrees of these origins. Both are potentially fatal and lead to successful suicide, the proportion being of course greater for so-called endogenous or unipolar depressions. In endogenous unipolar depressions, treatment will be fundamental, immediately including the use of antidepressants.(more) After I broke up in a relationship that was very serious, I am in a state of depression, what advice do you have?

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Mohamed Boulmers·Updated April 24, 2020   Surveyor  

Don't say 'no' to your destiny, the scroll of your life. You have no idea what life has prepared for you. You have to accept this suffering if you want to get out of the tunnel. If you resist, unknowingly you are clinging to the walls of the tunnel as life pushes you to the other end. Take this opportunity to explore other possibilities, other places, other people, other feelings. After a certain period of adaptation, you will feel your senses become refreshed: the colors more vivid, the sounds clearer and distinguished, your eyes and your hands more sensitive. You will see moving plants, children playing and people who love you. You will feel good just because you(more) How to find a job when you suffer from anxiety and depression?

Sanga Nire·February 8, 2018 Formerly Social Mediator in the City of Paris

It is very difficult to plan for the future when you are suffering from depression . In my opinion, it is essential to start by getting help from psychologists and psychiatrists and start looking for work as soon as you feel better. This is because the job search is too demanding, you have to be mentally and physically strong to get an interview. On the day of the interview, you have to be able to convince. Sell ​​yourself to the employer. It takes energy and a state of mind ... so start treating your depression .(more)

How do you learn to love yourself when you are suffering from depression?

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Gaël Devananda Brajeul· April 25, 2019 Meditation Practitioner at La Méditation Guidée ( 2014 - present )Thank you Elodie for submitting this question to me.

The difficulty is to obstruct the forces of grabbing and inertia of the mind because they are very powerful. I would say that the primary condition is the will to get out of this downward spiral. Then it is a matter of realizing that you are not the story you are telling yourself. Mindfulness meditation, instructed by a psychiatrist and in a therapeutic setting, can be a very good tool to distance: having the choice to hear the mind without listening to it. With training, it becomes possible to turn your attention to something other than yourself, what a liberation! There is nothing you can do to love yourself because that is what is left when the mind finally calms down. "The more you detach yourself(more) Will a depressed person be more inclined to see if another person is depressed?

My Familledeouf· January 27 Psychologis tThe best people to diagnose depression are the general practitioner, the psychiatrist, and the psychologist.

To make a diagnosis of depression, it is first to make sure that it is not about another problem (deregulation of the thyroid, sleep disorder, cancer, schizophrenia ...) and that another depressed person n isn't the best person to be able to do it. If you have any doubts, do not stay alone, do not hesitate to consult one of these professionals who will be able to guide you. Good luck to you.(more)

Is depression considered an illness?

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Chaima Fraj Labidi· August 7, 2017 executive assistant

personally I consider it a serious illness which sometimes can cause death

it is the disease of the time

some think that only illnesses that affect the body are the most serious but mental illnesses are silent killers230  viewsShow 3  positive votes3 How did you know your depression was over?

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Mathieu Wil·August 8, 2020 Delivery manHaving lived a depression of about 3 years. without going into details and quickly, I knew it when I finally told myself that life was good and that I was happy to be just happy! And finally to have goals! when I was no longer away every 20min from the rest of the world because I felt bad. When I realized that life was worth living, and that time is everything, that the situation will change over time(more)

Depression, is it a dislike of existence?

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Fabrice Rhodes· January 10

Depression is a defense mechanism. Behind each depression there is suffering, sometimes trauma, stress, repression, an anxiety-inducing climate etc ... bipolar people also have sometimes severe depressive phases, but is this due to a physiological deficiency or to a particular anxiety-inducing context? Nothing is certain… depression can lead to disgust with existence, asthenia, chronic disinterest, depreciation of oneself and others, and the desire to no longer live. All of them seem painful, loss of taste for existence. As I have done several I can talk about it without being afraid. What I do know is that it is a transient state provided you admit your condition and allow yourself to be treated. A lot of depressions can be alleviated by tr(more)How to help a depressive?

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Juliette De Sécillon·

March 21st Location: Loire Atlantique ( 2009 - today )Having suffered from several depressions, including an extremely severe one, I can try to give you some advice. First of all, never minimize the suffering of the person, never ask him to make an effort. Don't ask her to stop crying etc. The most important thing is to be present and to listen. Knowing that you are not alone is good. Just knowing that there are people who are there without trying to save us at all costs… Because people often think that "let's go and have a drink with friends, you'll be better!" it will heal the person. Please… don't force us. Give us a hug instead. Do not say: you woke up too late today, rather say: I am proud of you that you woke up! And repeat that for all the little things that happen to you(more)What product or method do you recommend to change my way of thinking and seeing things? I am in depression for stories which would seem harmless to some but which distress me terribly

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Thomas godart·July 19, 2018 AuthorAll human psychological suffering has only one possible cause: at one point or another, you have to believe what you think, believe that what you think is true. To get out of it, you just have to realize that this assumption is simply false, and that in reality no thought that you have is neither true nor real, and that the real does not care what you believe. / think of him. There are several ways to achieve this goal: meditation can help, philosophy, logic, alcohol / drugs / fatigue, rest / vacation, routine / surprise, silence / loneliness, etc (I could justify each of these points but I will not do it here, because it would cost thousands of pages, and moreover it is already done)(more)

How to get out of depression as quickly as possible?

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Rasse Christian·October 16,  : LA Galaxy

How are thoughts born, in what source of consciousness do they come to life? Divert our consciousness from our obsessive thoughts. Try to observe your breathing without the intervention of thought for as long as possible, to be repeated as often as possible. To want to master one's thoughts is still to be one's self mastered by thought. Meditation is the development of a new inner sense for a new sensitivity. Meditation is the total absence of thoughts, so think about it but it will be of no use if you do not take your attention away from the thought and focus on something within you that is not thinking and is also being renewed with each instant. Indeed the experience of letting go of our thoughts can allow us to experience a(more)

Is there a benefit to depression?

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Florence  Bacchi 28, 2019 Nurse

Depression is an opportunity. A fantastic opportunity to heal once and for all from the wounds of the past. Contrary to popular belief, depression is not the consequence of the hard course that sets it off, but an ordeal that awakens unhealed childhood pain. When we have not been loved, pampered, supported as we should have been, the child feels guilty. He pushed back that guilt, fought against his disappointment to keep growing. In adulthood, this guilt will push him to self-punish by refraining from tasting happiness. He will put the desires of others before his own in the vain attempt to demonstrate to others “his innocence”. Then one day it collapses. The depression will make it possible to put down this weapon of the d(more)

What solution for a person suffering from depression?

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Mohamed achour· Manager at ADMA ( 1980 - 2014 )

We must consult and be well surrounded.(more)Is isolating yourself a sign of depression?

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Pascal Barre·October 14, 2018

Location: Montreal, QC, Canada

It depends. For women, it seems so, but not for men ...
But there are nuances. Because unlike our model of life (which defines normality), no one other than us can know where we come from and therefore where we are going ... Yet everyone thinks they know us, thanks to our diplomas or other academic achievements … Yet no one can know what we have learned from our life experiences…
This is why it is very important to learn to exist alone before being able to live with others.

Because we are in fact our own worst enemy… And we have to “defeat” him before we can live well with others. And it still takes a lot of years of relative loneliness to get there ... Or if you want, a lot of time for us and not for others ...1.6k  viewsShow 9  positive votesShow shares914

How do you know if you are out of depression?

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Stanley robinson·January 14th  Location: Brussels

When we have managed to let go of the problem or the pain that is causing it. And that the rumination has evaporated from our brain to leave room for more clarity in our thoughts to aspire again to happiness. Then the ray of sun will be able to dawn again on the horizon. And everything will appear brighter!(more)How do you manage time to avoid depression?

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Matteo belloli·June 26, 2020

I read several books and watched documentaries.

Create a surplus of goals, make yourself want to do too many things and therefore end up not having time to do everything in one day. By doing this we postpone the incomplete projects or not started until the next day, and the next day coming, in addition to the projects to be done since the day before, it is still necessary to add a few more.2.3k  viewsShow 10  positive votesShow shares · Reply requested by MOUITY Bavon Spirit Optat1011

Can depression be transmitted?

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Carl Gustav·April 10, 2020 Doctor

Living with someone depressed is not uncommon since lifelong depression is believed to have a prevalence of 5-20% of the world's population, according to surveys, at one point or another in life. And we know that a depression does not last only 3 weeks. To have a depressed mood is to wade through major sadness, self-deprecation, absence of desire and pleasure, irritability and certain immobility. So it looks like hell, for oneself but also of course for the other in turn. If we have love and empathy for this person, we will suffer from their suffering and the deterioration of the relationship. And this can go on. It is in this sense that it is necessary to know how to preserve oneself, to manage oneself with time for oneself and times of pleasure. Usur(more)Why can the comfort zone cause depression?

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Steeve Hexos· December 28, 2018

If you see the glass half empty, DRINK IT, it will be BETTER !!Well, because his comfort zone is his little home and staying at home all day, all the time, in the long run… It gets depressed. As long as you install a TV to go around the world with a zappet, and discover all the dangers that you avoid by staying at home: Violence, terrorism, flu, murders, pollution, crises, global warming, overpopulation, toxic food, theft, the Mafia and other yellow vests… It anguish. Yet looking out the window it doesn't look so threatening, all these people look like me in the background… whatever… that one looks suspicious all the same… and those there, let's not even talk about it… Afterwards Do I really want to go out?… Why do I have everything I need here… the temperature is ideal, my sofa is comfortable… I(more)

What are the 9 symptoms of depression that you should never ignore?

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Carmen khoury·12 november Clinical pharmacist Suffering from depression and diagnosed a few years ago, I am in a good position to be able to answer this question 1-First of all: suicidal thoughts. Whether active or passive. This is the major symptom that should never be ignored. It follows constantly talking about death, wishing for it, and also making fun of death as if it were nothing. 2- anhedonia. The absolute loss of motivation, and the fact that nothing in the world has no value. During my depressive episodes I had no interest in anything. 3- social eviction. I refused any type of outing and preferred to be alone. A word of advice: make sure you are always surrounded by people so as not to plunge into a bottomless depression. 4-lack of appetite (or the opposite but I decry(more)

What daily action to take to fight depression?

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Juliet Ortiz·January 3, 2020 Concerned by this disease for several years

I will speak from experience: brushing your teeth, at least once a day. Take a shower. Eat something. Make his bed. Going out, even just going on your balcony, in your garden, sticking your head out of the window, in short, getting some fresh air. Pursue something that fascinates, or interests a lot (in my case, I draw). Get used to expressing your feelings, in writing, by drawing, orally, by singing, whatever, whatever suits you best.4.4k  viewsShow 28  positive votes283

How does depression happen?

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Parmar nikhil·August 27, 2019

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, IndiaThe key root of depression and anxiety lies in desires and misconceptions. Humans are social animals when they are the only ones who feel depressed. And to get rid of this depression, they take alcoholic drinks and drugs that cause them big problems and get them depressed. If you are depressed, I suggest you make some friends and be a little social. And the most important thing is to exercise regularly, it will boost your stamina. You won't feel depressed after this. Sorry, my French isn't much better, I'm learning it. Thank you.(more)Can depression be cured naturally?

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Hanna Menezes March  can take a lot longer to leave and can get worse if the person is not helped. Depression is not just a lack of energy and dark thoughts, there are all neurotransmitters in the brain that are no longer functioning properly, hence the need for medical treatment.(more)

How do you know if you have depression?

Andrė Fiset·June 2, 2020 Formerly Psychiatrist ( 1975 - 2010 )A major depressive disorder requires to have presented for at least 2 weeks. consecutive mood changes in a depressive or loss of interest mode with a majority of the following symptoms: 1-Almost continual and daily sadness. 2-Loss of interest 3-Loss of weight (except more rarely a compensatory weight gain) 4-Insomnia almost every night. 5-Psychomotor slowing down. 6-Lack of daily energy. 7-Impression of not being worth much or exaggerated guilt. 8-Difficulty concentrating. 9- Thoughts of suicide with sometimes planning or failed attempts. Finally, there is no medical condition or drug addiction (other than smoking) that can give sensitive symptoms Situational depression can present such symptoms but it begins suddenly.(more)

How can I get out of my depression?

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Florence bacchi·August 14, 2020 Studied at Lycée Dumont d'Urville ToulonLike all illnesses, whether physiological or mental, the only thing to do is to rely on the medical profession. Full-time hospitalization in a psychiatric clinic approved by social security and approved by most mutuals is prescribed and requested by the attending physician. This type of hospitalization is more and more democratized and it would be wrong to do without it during depression or other psychiatric problems. CLINEA psychiatric clinics offer a diversified range of care in the field of mental health in the context of free hospitalization: treatment of depression, bipolar disorders, addictions, etc. * Psychological follow-up * Psychiatric follow-up * Somatic follow-up * Caregiver support * Workshops(more)

What was the best thing you were told during your depression?

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Nicole julien·September 28, 2018 Location: Shawinigan, Quebec

That I wasn't crazy; my problem was mood disorders; nothing made me angry and a real problem it was not serious; but a little annoyance and I was angry; not to hit, not to beat me, but it was like the end of the world; very difficult to live like that; exhausting; after seeing my doctor he gave me the right medicine which I am still taking and my life became peaceful.

I kept the reflex of: do not come to disgust me, because I will not let it be. Oh no, it shows in my eyes which are like guns. I don't show my fear; I'm more the type to want to face them and sometimes I dream that I come to the fists. More often, but still times, Yet I still await my first battle; man or woman I go for it. hahahaha; life is crazy, that's how it is. My little rebellious side saved me.222  viewsShow 2  positive votes2 Which zodiac signs are more likely to suffer from depression?

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Orion-Astro J.-F Faccin·Aug 3, 2020 Freelance designer ( 1988 - present )The signs have no effect as such. It is land, but nothing more. Saturn and the North Node are statistically the most present "planets" in depressions, with Houses VI and XII, their masters, and so on.(more)How do I know the cause of my depression?

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Fabrice Rhodes·December  7 History

There are several types of depression: That resulting from intense and regular stress, resulting from work, called Burn out, which is called reactive depression and that which has an older cause, see pathological. So you can tell if it is a reaction to a stressful situation at your job. If not, go see a professional, psychotherapist. The latter will lead you little by little to discover the origin of your ailments. You should know that our way of protecting ourselves is repression, a bit like putting dust under the carpet. It works for a while, but then it becomes hard to ignore the heap that has formed :). In any case, consider that a therapy will enrich you, bringing you to know yourself better… C '201  viewsWhat's the worst kind of depression you can have?

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Joelle ballestraz·Translator · June 1, 2020 Bachelor in Social Work , Hes-so ( Diploma obtained in 2014 )"We will take you to the best mental hospital in town." I heard these words from two policemen who were in my living room. I had both arms covered in blood. I had just tried to kill myself and my friend called the police for help. I cut myself with a knife 150 times on each arm. I was listening to heavy metal. I was sad and very angry with life. I was looking for gore videos. I watched real people get beheaded. I smoked cigarettes after cigarettes. I ate junk food every day. I wasn't exercising. I let my body depreciate. It all started in 2011. After two years of academic success, I suffered from mania and psychosis. It changed everything for me. At first, I had some(more)

Can you be depressed and not know it?

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Cyril Malka·March 5, 2019 cognitive and behavioral psychologist at Malka ( 1989 - present )

Not only can one be depressed and not know it, it is also an extremely common case.

There are several reasons for this.

1. Depression can be expressed very differently from person to person.

Some may experience insomnia, be unable to eat more than a few bites, have trouble concentrating, and feel so miserable that they want to end their life.

Others may not necessarily feel miserable, but nothing interests them. Not even the activities they loved before. They will sleep 12 hours a day and yet feel tired and feel sluggish, uninspiring, and useless.

2. Depression most often develops gradually

We don't wake up one morning and, frankly, we are depressed. It is something that develops slowly over time. But it is true that for those who have not seen us for a while, for them the change is visible. And maybe also for us after a while.

3. There can be a good reason for feeling bad

If we have health problems, a difficult divorce, or if we have lost our job or whatever, it just makes sense to us that we are not feeling our best. In fact, it would be weird if that sort of thing left us unmoved.

So we put that down to what's happening to us. We find our reaction "normal" and the word "depression" does not occur to us. Also because we imagine that depression has other symptoms that we do not necessarily have (see point 1).

4. There is no obvious reason for depression

According to the studies done on depression by Aaron T. Beck, there are people who simply have a tendency to see things so that they are depressed. Even if there is no obvious reason, they find one.

It's a way of thinking that's more common than you might think. So, since there is no obvious reason, we don't see depression.

There may be other reasons why you don't know you are depressed, this list is not exhaustive.

But as a general rule, then, yes, one can perfectly be in depression and not know it.31.3k  viewsShow 133  positive votesShow shares1331How do I get out of the cycle of depression, permanent self-flagellation, the meandering feelings of worthlessness and mediocrity?

Stephanie Bujon·June 13, 2018 Studied at Panthéon-Assas Paris II UniversityI am not a doctor and I do not know where you get this difficulty in enjoying life. I agree with everyone else, you have a job to do on yourself, what got you there, all that stuff. And then there is your question which, even with a lot of negativity, is hopeful. Like you're stuck in a merry-go-round and just want to get off to stop your head spinning, “please! A little + in this world of -! ”. So point by point, a little trick to get a foot out of the hellish merry-go-round: * Depression: frankly, depression is an illness. Go see a doctor. If possible your doctor. You have to talk a little and get help. .. * Self-flagellation: find a small notebook at home (or fold 5 sheets in half(more)

How to prevent depression?

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be connected to GOD33  viewsWhy does depression never go away completely?

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Valerian Bertini· February  22 at Orléans Town Hall ( 1994 - today )Because it is one of the diseases that no one can understand and that depending on the course of life and the difficulties, it can become recurring, whenever a big problem appears. Also because good psychologists are expensive and financial difficulties don't help depression. And that in France we are knocking people out with drugs instead of submitting real solutions to them. And that people who have gone through depression find themselves alone and wearing a label, as soon as they show signs of fatigue. Too badly judged and too little helped.(more)

Is depression an inflammatory disease?

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Nina Mercier·June 12, 2020

Free thinker with feet on the ground, head in the starsThere is an inflammatory track concerning the depression the suffering brain goes on alert and an accumulation of immune cells: the mast cells cause inflammation by releasing a lot of inflammatory molecules, but the real cause is not there. Depression is a complex disease that arises from a lack of self-esteem and various injuries: rejection, abandonment ... For others it will be a lack of purpose in life, or a feeling of helplessness, of loneliness that This suffering will predominate, causing these inflammatory phenomena in the body which are at the origin of many diseases: cancer, colitis….(more)

Why do so many people suffer from depression these days?

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Marine Lefebvre·July 16, 2019

Liberal psychologist / psychotherapist

Depression is indeed taking on epidemic proportions. So much so that the WHO considers it today as the leading cause of morbidity and disability in the world with more than 300 million people affected and an increase of more than 18% from 2005 to 2015.

In addition to the usually accepted causes, it would seem that several factors related to our current lifestyles are to be considered:

  • bio-chemical and hormonal imbalances due to food, medication
  • social and / or professional pressure
  • psycho-social and environmental stress
  • exhaustion, acceleration of the pace of life
  • be off-center in relation to one's inner nature and to Nature
  • difficulty in relating to the other (s)
  • the precariousness of systems at all levels
  • immediacy, "liquidity", "ephemerality"
  • the lack of meaning, of projection into a stable future
  • the impossibility of living long-term values ​​(commitment, loyalty, loyalty)
  • the absence of "time" for oneself, the impossibility of respecting one's rhythm
  • the feeling of no longer controlling anything
  • competition and comparison, permanent internal and external evaluation
  • the pressure to surpass oneself, the injunction to happiness, to perfection

Finally, the urgent tends to take precedence over the important. In a society which is accelerating at all levels, when we are overheating, then our body manages to "unplug" or "go wild". The "too much" ends up falling into the "void" of oneself.

Paradoxically, we disconnect from ourselves in order to survive.9.2k  viewsShow 215  positive votesShow sharesCannot be reproduced2151012

Does wearing a mask increase the climate of social depression?

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Madeleine Bonnifleau· November 15 Formerly staked life of MPN since birthThe mask itself (well, for those who don't have to have it on their face all day) is probably not likely to cause depression, but on the other hand it breaks communication, the things that go through it. facial expressions ... and people who work in nurseries say that now children are afraid of faces without masks (and at this age you cannot put that on the conscience of being infected) ... but the face, the real one face becomes mask as for children who are afraid of clowns… and that is serious. Afterwards, dermatologists are on their toes… and it will soon be the turn of pulmonologists because now it is bacterial infections that kill people, infections multiplied by wearing a mask for too long, since(more)

How do you hide your depression from others?

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Luca Rizzo·October 21, 2020 Knowledge: English

I understand this question, depression is taking its toll.

I personally have not experienced this but my heart beats for a person who experienced it a very short time ago.

And I sincerely think that it should not be hidden, especially at a young age, let me explain:

  • You have to accept your depression, and by hiding in various characters, you don't know each other less and less. You have to know yourself and love yourself as you are, if you hide behind another face you only deny yourself (you don't accept yourself as you are). Often times what helps a person with depression is the importance they are given, but if you use a way to disguise yourself as someone else, compliments, kindness, and whatever other people are going to do with you. saying positives are not going to be attributed to you, but to the character behind whom you are hiding. And so you are only going to love the character that you created for yourself and you are going to put yourself down compared to that character: it only increases your depression. It is counterproductive.
  • You have to trust the goodwill of the human being: I know from experience that people learn that someone sees such a situation want to help, support, give support. And it is by showing yourself to its fens in your difficult phases that you will be able to say to them indirectly: I need help, please, I am badly in my skin.
  • You will surely say to me: "maybe for you, the world is full of unicorns, but wake up, people are not all nice to everyone, and knowing my weak points will allow them to ridicule me, annihilate me. " And I'll tell him it's true, in the world there are idiots, that's why you have to be wary: You have to determine the people who are interested in you and try to help you and the people who want put you down or get you in trouble. How? 'Or' What ? You have to try to see what the person's goal is: Is he there to get to know you, to help you morally and to value you more than him? OR Is he looking for his own advantage in you to make himself more powerful? It's' one of the points to recognize true friends from fakes. It is important to show your weak points to your true friends, because they will have the goal of helping us. This is why you should not have a double character. (the only time it is beneficial to play a character is when you experience insults and mockery: telling yourself that you don't criticize me but this character can help enormously)

However, if you still want to hide your depression here are some important points:

If a real friend asks you a question about your condition: "Are you okay today?" And that it's a heavy day depressively speaking, allow yourself to honestly say NO to him, if he is really a friend he will ask you several questions and put you in the center of the conversation and he will surely do you a lot of good.

Thank you to the people who will have read this answer, I hope to have been able to make you realize that hiding your depression is not a step towards fulfilling life but that it sank all the more into this same depression

If you have any questions please contact me via this address

lux04.rizzo@gmail.com

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How does it feel to have severe depression?

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Jenna ravenstone· Updated January 6, 2019

Hello,

Severe depression, in most cases, is mild depression that has gone untreated and got worse.

In English, we classify depression as follows:

1. Mild / Light - the person is unhappy but functional

2. Moderate / Moderate - the person is slightly impaired

3. Serious / Serious - the person is very weak

4. Severe / Very serious - helpless or suicidal person

Of course, depression can get serious very quickly in some cases. But it usually starts with minor symptoms. This is when we have the best chance of intercepting it with treatment.

My opinion, based on years of study, is that depression is an emotion. All emotions are messengers that give us specific messages. For depression, the message is: "You are having too much emotional pain and you need to reduce it."

Some people disagree and prefer to view depression as a complex illness with interacting biological, psychological and social causes. They are not mistaken, but they tend to confuse the symptoms with the causes.

For me, we don't treat depression, we treat the emotional pain that causes it. Of course, drugs designed to reduce the severity of symptoms can help us speed up this treatment.

My advice to anyone is that if you have recurring depression, take treatment before it escalates into a major crisis. When you don't hear the message of an emotion, it tends to intensify. Then the depression becomes very serious.

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How do you get out of a deep depression?

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Andre Dumas·May 17, 2020Formerly Withdrawal from CSC CORPDone noted! Depression and PTSSD are virtually similar, so identified the source of the problem is primary. And correct ...(more)

Does the psychologist return home depressed?

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Madison Issy·October 31Master in Psychology , Catholic University of Louvain ( Diploma obtained in 2020 )It depends. Some people are able to deal with other people's problems, they have the patience, the listening… they have natural skills for that. In this case, it's nourishing. Others have developed these skills which may not be natural. In this case, these psychologists need to make a separation between work and private life. In addition, the majority of psychologists see a psychologist themselves. Which is very healthy. I even think that the best psychologists are those who have this approach precisely. It is (very) important to note that you don't necessarily have to have big problems in your life to go to a shrink. It's not a shame, an admission of weakness or whatever. Psychologists encounter absolutely all possible and imaginable situations(more)

What Are the Right Medications for Depression?

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Carl Gustav·November 15 DoctorThe right medicine will be the one that is active and that you endure well with side effects that are not too restrictive. The onset of action can be 2 to 4 weeks, so no need to change molecule or dosage before a certain time. We begin to see a partial action (example stopping crying if there was any, getting up less hard, sleep or appetite improved) before a frank and sufficient action. There is a host of antidepressants with a few large families, those recognized as the most effective on severe depression are most often the least well tolerated, such as tricyclics or Venlafaxine Some are very sedating or very demanding, developing appetite. My favorite is the one referred to as the devil by the Church of Scientology(more)

What was positive about your depression after the fact?

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Camille Castro·December 28, 2019 Degree in Psychology , Savoie-Mont-Blanc University ( Diploma obtained in 2020 )The rebuilding of self-esteem. Overcoming depression is a highly personal struggle. Before my depression I had a bad opinion of myself. I felt bad about myself and my self-esteem varied greatly depending on my day. By working on myself (therapy), I learned to love myself and re-develop self-esteem. The advantage is that it is learned and not innate and therefore very resilient. Having a bad day or having a bad meeting no longer affects how I represent myself. And that is priceless.(more)

How does depression affect the way we think, feel and behave in a person?

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Moe Biaes·Updated January 15 turbine operator on prehensile machinesWomen get very sad, men aggressive ᐅ Is depression different in men and women? . I don't really know if it's the depression that affects the way of thinking or if it's the way of thinking that makes you depressed. In cognitive-behavioral therapy (which gives excellent results), treatment involves a reconfiguration of thought. The depressed people I met had lost faith in everything. Nothing seemed to them to be worth the trouble any more, no solution was conceivable. It is a global discouragement which is horribly contagious in that it is terribly contagious: you end up not offering anything to the affected person, neither affection, nor activities, nor help, because in any case he rejects everything. As for the feeling, everything(more)

Are all people with depression aware of their depression?

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Silberman alexandra·March 23 Formerly Beauty and Well-Being CoachI think not because many forms of depression exist so you should know that sometimes you can live your daily life without being in depression . Qd we feel that something is wrong or a lot of irritation of nervous attacks of mood swings of sadness he must go and consult people do not do it enough they rationalize and prevent themselves from evacuating their pb analyze them to speak c yet essential therefore no I think that many degrees of depression are not perceived in a person who is potentially depressed(more)

How Has Depression Changed Your Relationships?

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Virginie ros·April 10 Artist

I'm not sure that in my case it was depression that changed my relationships ...

But rather a too heavy experience, people harmful to my mental and even physical health… Which caused a categorical withdrawal more too intimate investments with others… a desire for freedom even alone…. The desire to cry out to the whole world

GIVE ME A BREAK !!!!!

depression is installed a very long time ago I deal with ... my worst enemy? Not sure ….

she nails me to the bed sometimes yes but I fight or so I decide to let her express herself and to let go… for two or three days I would do nothing…. Tampis ... but the 4th I would be ready ...

I'm not saying that depression is not serious… it is, but I have the impression that fighting more and more is not the solution…415  viewsShow 7  positive votes · Reply requested byEnola Chargy7

I think I am suffering from depression but dare not tell my parents about it, what to do?

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Ly Vu Duc Khang·November  3 : Belgium

If you don't dare talk about it with your parents, maybe you don't trust them enough, are afraid of their reaction, or think it's some form of weakness. I'm going to play the devil's advocate here: No matter how much love a parent can have for their child, sometimes asking them for help only makes it worse. To build confidence and critical thinking, it is necessary to get out of your comfort zone. The best solution then? Finding the solution yourself and that requires an understanding of the problem. You think you have depression, so let's say you do. First: What is depression? It is a very common mental disorder characterized by sadness, guilt, low self-esteem, mental disorders.(more)

What phrases have helped you heal from your depression?

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Graciel Ndjeka· March 19, 2020License from University of Lubumbashi ( Diploma obtained in 2019 )

Hello,

I am a Christian and people often think that depression is only for a certain category of people, especially in the church, when it is not. Depression can affect anyone and anytime, it does not depend on rank or social status, even less religion of a position one occupies. Knowing this is already a big step because when the depression comes you won't be in denial or caught off guard.

These few words sum up what I myself have experienced and that I live on a daily basis.

I have these few verses that I repeat when depression comes knocking on my door:

  1. Misfortune often strikes the righteous, but the Lord always delivers them (Psalm 34:19)
  2. But darkness will not always reign On the earth where there are now anguish: If the past times have covered with reproach The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, The times to come will cover with glory The land next to the sea, beyond the Jordan, The land of the Gentiles (Isaiah 9: 1)
  3. And I recite Psalm 91 and Psalm 23.

Usually I read at least 10 of these verses if I can sing, laugh and after a while I feel my mind better and freer. this is how I get one more victory.137  viewsShow 1  positive vote1

Can depression cause permanent brain damage?

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Carl Gustav·December 8, 2019 Doctor

We are able to see in brain imaging the tonsils which shrink and especially the hippocampus which shrivels in the event of depression These anomalies are reversible and should subside with the treatment of the depression, but imagine the damage of a chronic depression or recurring.(more)

What are the steps to take to overcome depression?

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Anthony Marqués·March 9, 2019  Studied at Engineering schools ( Diploma obtained in 2020 )

I am not a psychologist, nor a psychotherapist, and even less a psychiatrist, but I know depression well. If there was a logical path out of depression it would be known and it would be much easier to get out of it… unfortunately this is not the case. Any depressive state has a cause which can be a breakup, the death of a loved one, a professional disappointment and so on. I have known a lot of low moments in life, let's say that depressions are my passion. So as I'm starting to know a little about the principle, I did a lot of research and work on myself to go back up the slope and here is what emerges: * Already if things are going very badly you are going right away consult a psychiatrist, or a psychotherapist. If it doesn't suit you you change,(more)

Is the tendency to depression influenced by heredity?Have we become more depressed in 2020?

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Antoine Gibault23 december

From a personal point of view: If I look at my surroundings, yes. Basically I think that the confinement and the difficult period caused the following things: * Increased stress * Introspection * Difficulty in projecting People who already have complicated situations or flaws have reached their limit because of the events of this year(more)

Can depression start at 12?

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Maxine Booth· May 21, 2020Blogger, Founder ( 2018 - present )

Depression is a serious medical condition that can affect a child's ability to connect with friends and family, enjoy normal daily activities, attend school and concentrate during their stay, and enjoy his childhood. * 20% of teens may have a mental health problem. * 50% of mental health problems are established at 14 years old and 75% at 24 years old * 10% of children and youth (aged 5 to 16) have a clinically diagnosable mental problem, but 70% of children and adolescents who have mental health problems did not have appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age. Source of statistics: https://www.who.int/mental_health/media/en/785.pdf Cause: There isn't a single thing that causes depression in children(more)

What do you think about depression in adolescents?

How to distinguish depression and depression in a teenager?

Can a happy person be depressed? Is a person with depression necessarily unhappy?

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Claude lambert·June 2, 2020 writerThere are depressions of purely chemical origin, for example in people who have abused drugs, but also in people who have a bad hormonal balance. The philosopher Wittgenstein said he thought about suicide every day and three of his brothers committed suicide: there is therefore a probable genetic cause.(more)

Do you think life turns back to the same after depression?

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Lili sghi· Fri. No at Merci ( 1900 - today )

To have felt that, when we manage to get rid of a depression, then we often found in ourselves what makes us want to live, and not just to be alive in the sense of "existing". It can be first by finding our own worth, by listing our qualities, all our qualities without self-censoring, those we think we have and / or the qualities that people think we have. ; the list of all the beautiful, or very beautiful, things we have done since we arrived on Earth, no matter if it's a small, big, old or recent thing, and whatever the field: to have succeeded a joke, mastering drawing, photography, a game or a discipline, having once helped a person in difficulty to cross the road, having made a success of a dish, finished a book ... Attention: a(more)

How can we be present for a loved one who suffers from depression?

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Lise S. Fabre· November 16, 2018Clinical Psychologist at Liberal / Reception center / Doctors of the world

You said it well; to be present. Hear, welcome, support ... advise care if you haven't already done so. Encourage, reassure; depression is a state, it is not eternal and it is already a lot to say it.(more) Where to start to get out of depression?

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Jade Lariviere· Updated April 22, 2020 Editor  at Medicine China

This is personal advice and does not replace medical advice in any way.

There are many forms of depression. Serious depression must be managed by a psychiatrist, particularly endogenous depression which is the consequence of a chemical imbalance of the neurotransmitters. However, moderate depression, chronic depression, reactive depression, or depression linked to chronic pathologies is of a different order with regard to treatment. Personally, I am prone to this type of depression. This originates from my family environment and my genetic heritage. My mother is depressed and has made several suicide attempts in her life. Here are the strategies I have developed to get out of it: * Get out in the fresh air. When(more)

Which profession has the highest rate of depression? And which one, the weakest?

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Anais Hugonnet·October 31 Business manager at Caisse d Epargne Farmer, occupation with the highest suicide rate. Maybe also from depression.

How to prevent and fight against depression naturally? Are you tired of being depressed?

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Para Bellum· December 1 Response from Luc Nero

As with the principle of "how to become happy" * Think about what you have, not what you want. * Stop trying to control the things you have no control over. * In the same way, what will happen will happen, there is nothing you can do about it, do in your strength, do not force against. * Live YOUR moment, not the moment. * Take action, don't wait, remorse is better than regret. * Learn as much as possible from others, but especially from yourself. * Help others in your own way, the best way to feel alive and useful, without neglecting yourself. * Read, read, and read again, nothing better than to enrich yourself intellectually, you can never read too much! * On the other hand, avoid the tv, stupefying and anxiety-inducing as possible, at worst mates films and series. * Music, always music!(more)

Are electroshocks effective against depression?

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Carl Gustav·November 8 Doctor

Electroconvulsive therapy or ECT or electroconvulsive therapy or electronarcosis is aimed at causing a convulsive seizure or epileptic fit. These crises are now happening under general anesthesia and curare to prevent jerky movements and therefore risk of fractures. The 2 electrodes can be replaced by one and modern devices are well calibrated. Unfortunately not all hospitals and psychiatric services are equipped with them, devices are sleeping in cupboards and anesthetists are reluctant to work for therapies that they think are barbaric without knowing them. For nearly 70 years we have noticed that the most serious depressions, those we call melancholic, found in bipolar or monopolar disorders and which kill by suicide in d(more)

Are we heading towards ten years of the "Great Depression"?

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David Kovacevic·May 2, 2020

Promoter of non-binarism at Mairie de Paris ( 2006 - today )Not 10 years but probably 1 to 3 years. The massive injections of liquidity to save the financial bubble will support the system but there will be damage to the real economy, the unemployment rate, deflation (see hyperinflation). Reality (and not like I'm in M2 in economics in Paris 1): As I repeat: at my job we did - 55% compared to N-1 on Avril (I work in the industry which works with various sectors) there are also postponements of orders for next year. It smells bad and it's very brutal! Another example: the weight room where I go, I called the manager: if he cannot reopen in June he will have to shut down, because the charges (rent, loan repayment, etc.) are they that he will no longer be able to support(more)

Why do people with depression always look for an exogenous cause for their discomfort?

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Nadia gerber·August 19, 202050 years of mpn😂I think it's because they can't imagine it's coming from themselves! It's too much to bear! This is why it is essential to surround the person in depression, he already has so much to manage with his survival (not to fall into psychosis), than to be present for this person and just vital! By seeking an external cause, she can focus on something palpable, therefore modifiable, this is what she hopes, conscious or not! It would also unload her, bearing the weight of her own depression is just unbearable, especially at the start of her illness. Having a good therapist does not seem really essential, he will know what to say, how to approach the person in difficulty and support him. Then he will be able, over time, to find with her, why she has stopped(more)

How Can You Get Rid of Depression?

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Modou Bello·July 3, 2020 Knowledge: English

Can you be cured of depression? Depression is a disease that can be treated and cured. Taking antidepressant medication can speed recovery. These drugs are more effective if you are undergoing psychotherapy at the same time.