Depression

By Nathan Brandt

Why do we feel sadness?

sadness- emotional pain associated with, or characterized by feelings of disadvantage, loss, despair, helplessness, and sorrow.

Signs of depression

  • Quietness
  • Withdraw
  • Crying
  • Lack of energy
  • Feels hopeless
  • Loss of enjoyment
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Irritability
  • More/less sleep
  • Thoughts of death and suicide

Treatments

  • Anti depressants
  • Good health
  • Therapy

Prevention

  • Some isn't, but good health
  • Eating healthy
  • Exercise
  • Relaxation time

Interesting

Abraham Lincoln suffered from deep depression after his first love died. He reportedly suffered from chronic depression his whole life.

Citation

"60 Random Facts About . . . Var Addthis_config = {"services_compact":"email,fark,digg,delicious,linkedin", "services_expanded":"email,fark,digg,delicious,linkedin"};." 60 Random Facts about Depression. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.