Depression (also called as major depressive disorder or clinical depression)
Depression is a mood disorder that affects the thoughts, moods, feelings, behavior and physical health. Almost 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men suffer from depression at any given point in their lives. It can cause persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.
You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes you may feel as if life isn’t worth living.
More than just a bout of the blues, depression isn’t a weakness and you can’t simply “snap out” of it. Some forms of depression may require long-term treatment. But don’t get discouraged. Most people with depression feel better with medication, mental health counselling or both.
Signs of depression:
Emotional Symptoms of depression:
Sadness. Anxiety, Guilt, Anger, Mood swings, Lack of emotion, Helplessness, Hopelessness and worthlessness.
Physical symptoms of depression:
Sleeping issues, Eating disorders, Weight loss or gain, Constipation, Chronic tiredness or fatigue, Headaches and body-aches, Irregular menstrual cycle, Loss of sexual desire.
Behavioural changes observed by family members of the patient:
Crying spells, Withdrawal from others, Worrying, Neglect of responsibilities, Loss of interest in personal appearance, Loss of motivation.
Thoughts and perceptions experienced by a patient of depression:
Frequent self-criticism, self-blame, impaired memory, concentration and confusion, tendency to believe or see others in a negative light, Thoughts of death and suicide. A person may also turn to drinking alcohol excessively or smoking to help cope with these thoughts and for them, deaddiction is also needed
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Frequently Asked Questions
According to a recent survey across different cities in India, more than 4 out of 10 employees in private sectors are either depressed or have an anxiety disorder
There are 6 factors which can cause workplace stress
Increased work demands and work pressure or too little work. Inadequate support and information from peers and seniors, not clearly understanding roles and responsibilities at work. Having no control over the way they are supposed to do their tasks. Being a victim of bullying or have poor relationships with people at workplace. Not being involved or included in organisational change.
Relaxation with aromatherapy, breathing exercises, massages, taking a vacation
Regular exercise helps release stress and tension
Avoiding excessive caffeine, alcohol, tobacco and sweets
Interacting with Friends and family
Having a hobby
Regular meal times and regular sleep schedule