More on Depression

Whatever the causes, depression should not be viewed lightly. Sometimes the suffering is as hard, or more so, than a physical illness. There are many causes of depression, which need to be identified. It is important to have a medical check-up, as some forms are chemically based and need appropriate treatment. What are the possible causes? Life events such as: childbirth, relationship breakdown, loss, retirement, unemployment, illness, empty nest, and relocation The environment also has an impact on us Social isolation and loneliness can be a cause, particularly for young parents, the elderly, home workers and the disabled Stress and anxiety Genetics: there is no identified gene, but because

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