Kelsi Gemeny Health-6 10/16/15
Cause of Depression
A chemical imbalance in the brain and/or external factors such as upbringing and enviroment
- magnetic simulation
- light therapy
- certain vitamins
- guided imagery and relaxation
- multiple medications
Clinical Depression is more likely to occur in woman and teens.
More than 5% of the major population suffer from clinical depression. The risk of being depressed may exceed 15% throughout your lifetime. Clinical depression affects at least 17 million people a year. Ratios of 1 to 33 children may have depression and 1 to 8 teens may have depression. If someone has a family member with depression they are 2 to 3 times more likely to develop it.