Depression

By: Kelsey Scott and Victoria Camp

Description of Depression

Depression is a mood disorder which means it affects how you feel and how you think with a negative outcome, it can also cause behavior issues. Such as being Suicidal wanting to do self harm towards your self. Or wanting to disclose yourself towards others become more anti-social.

Causes and Symptoms of Depression

The causes of Depression can be traumatic events such as being abused, death or loss, substance abuse and certain kind of medication that can lead to depression You can also . Some of the systems of Depression is feeling like your trapped.
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Statistics about Depression - affects approximately 14.8 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older, in a year.


Co Occurs - Depression co occurs with Cancer, Strokes, Heart Attacks, HIV, Eating Disorders, Diabetes, and Substance uses.


Cognitive behavioral therapy helps you see how behaviors and the way you think about things plays a role in your depression. Your therapist will help you change some of these unhealthy patterns.


Interpersonal therapy focuses on your relationships with other people and how they affect you. Your therapist will also help you pinpoint and change unhealthy habits.


Problem-solving therapy focuses on the specific problems you face and helps you find solutions.


Local Resources for Help -

Depression Treatment at Rebound in Charlotte 844-202-8342

Village Behavioral Health in Charlotte 844-247-0087

Rebound Behavioral Health in Charlotte 803-937-3153


Warning Signs

  • you can’t sleep or you sleep too much

  • you feel hopeless and helpless

  • you can’t control your negative thoughts

  • lost your appetite or can’t stop eating

  • More aggressive than usual

  • Self loathing

  • Concentration problems

  • feeling trapped and stuck in the same place.

References

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Depression Symptoms and Warning Signs. (n.d.). Retrieved January 13, 2015, from http://www.helpguide.org/articles/depression/depression-signs-and-symptoms.htm

Depression (major depressive disorder). (n.d.). Retrieved January 13, 2015, from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/basics/definition/con-

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