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Imagine living with the most common and most painful mental illness Blackman 89 You wouldnt be able to do your work or get along with anyone This disease is depression this paper will discuss facts about depression signs and symptoms different types medication and therapy Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness despair and discouragement that last over a long period of time Salmans 171 Depression affects a persons mood thoughts body and behavior Lytle A number of factors both biochemical and psychosocial combine to bring on this horrible disease Salmans 41 The biggest factor is that neurotransmitters become inactive Stewart 8 Unfortunately only 20 of all depressed people actually get help Stewart 11 Fortunately though 85 of all depressed people that do get help can be helped to a significant degree Salmans 75 Finally in 1970 they saw depression as a disorder in young peoples Stewart 8 Even babies can become depressed if theyre neglected Many young people that suffer from depression turn to suicide 5000 young people take their lives each year Stewart 9 The rate of suicide dealing with teenagers 15-19 has tripled in the past 30 years Salmans 40 Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among older teens Stewart 9 Depression isnt the only reason for suicide though Depression has many effects on a person both physically and mentally Restlessness irritability frequent crying and change in behavior are all common signs Kist 26 Chronic aches and pains such as headaches or stomachaches and other digestive problems that dont get better with treatment are symptoms too Ones sleeping may be altered A person could have difficulty falling asleep or getting up too early in the morning or oversleeping Kist 26 A big problem depressed people feel is a lost in interest A person will stop doing activities they used to enjoy Kist 26 Depression affects ones mental life too People start to feel worthless guilty sad and empty for a
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