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What is depression?

Throughout our lives, we all have to face and encounter situations that can affect and cause a range of emotional states such as feeling sad. However, this becomes a problem when the mood is mostly sad and continued week after week. This sadness can affect the way people feel, think and act. It is a deep and abiding pain, a state in which the person may feel strange and lost without knowing how to get out of it and which also can arise without a clear cause apparent, which creates a feeling of uncontrollability and makes costing view output.

What are the symptoms when a person is depressed?

A person suffering from depression feel sad and listless most of the day and nearly every day . and / or has lost interest or ability to enjoy or feel pleasure in almost all activities previously pleasurable

In addition, a person under depression may suffer:

  • Loss or significant increase in appetite and weight.
  • Insomnia or sleeping too much nearly every day.
  • Be more agitated or slowed normal.
  • Fatigue or loss of energy nearly every day.
  • Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt.
  • Difficulty concentrating or making decisions.
  • Idea s death and / or suicide attempts.

All of these symptoms are experienced for at least two consecutive weeks and begin to interfere with daily life assuming a problem to carry out the tasks of the day day.

What is the treatment for depression?

To treat depression is essential to recover and maintain a normal level as soon as possible activity and healthy eating routine and sleep . Stay locked home, not go out and relate to others only going to get worse and keep the problem. It is important to rely on others, be as entertained and busy work possible and catastrophic thoughts. They lead us to be so. The higher our level of activity and relationships with others and how adaptive our thoughts are, the better the mood. If you feel identified with these symptoms and think you are going through a period of depression in which you need help, or know someone who may be feeling well, do not hesitate to contact the professional team of Atenea Clinical Psychology for we can help.

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