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1 year ago
How depression affects memory?
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1 year ago
Definite brain areas are responsible for the retrieval and creation of memories. Depression causes irregularities in the functioning of these areas, affecting memory. It also affects ‘pattern separation,’ i.e., the ability to distinguish between similar things, which makes it difficult to remember them. Some antidepressants also have impaired memory as a side-effect.
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1 year ago
Is depression and insomnia linked?
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1 year ago
Yes, insomnia is linked to depression. Insomnia is difficulty in maintaining or initiating normal sleep and is known to be a common symptom of depression. On the other hand, people suffering from chronic sleep disturbance experience loss of pleasure or interest in life, which in turn can be a cause for depression.
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1 year ago
Is depression a genetic diseases?
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Depression is known to run in families. An individual with parents or siblings suffering from depression is three times more likely to suffer from it. The ‘3p25-26’ chromosome is observed in families suffering from depression. Nonetheless, only 40% cases have been linked to genetic factors.
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1 year ago
Is laziness a sign of depression?
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1 year ago
You may find it surprising, but laziness can be a sign of depression. It is established that depression is related to insomnia or other sleep disorders. Patients with depression may sleep for longer than usual hours or may not sleep at all. As a result, a patient may feel listless or fatigue. This is treatable, therapies such as medical management and cognitive behavioral therapy have been seen to be helpful in such cases. Other interventions may also include breathing and relaxation exercises.
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1 year ago
What is the most effective proven treatment for depression?
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1 year ago
Although there is inconclusive data regarding the most effective treatment for depression, some researchers suggest oral antidepressant medications along with psychotherapy to be the most effective while others indicate high potential of electroconvulsive therapy. However, the response to treatment with these therapies may differ depending on the factors underlying depression.
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1 year ago
Which type of depression is the worst?
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1 year ago
Major depressive disorder is deemed the worst form of depression. It is mostly a result of serious psychosocial problems such as discord in interpersonal relationships, unsatisfactory academic achievements, long-term unemployment, and poor work productivity. Studies have shown depressed patients to be at the highest risk for suicidal ideation following a major depressive episode.
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1 year ago
Why depression causes weight gain?
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1 year ago
Serotonin is a hormone which plays a role in changes in mood and appetite. Serotonin imbalance in depression may give rise to a tendency towards emotional overeating (mainly carbohydrate-rich foods) along with a resistance towards engaging in physical activity. If unchecked, this can lead to weight gain.
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1 year ago
Does exercise really make depression go away?
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1 year ago
Regular exercise probably helps in reducing depression in a number of ways, which may include: Releasing feel-good brain chemicals that may ease depression (neurotransmitters, endorphins, and endocannabinoids) and reducing immune system chemicals. Also, a person gains confidence by getting in shape.
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1 year ago
How does depression kill people?
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1 year ago
Depression cannot directly kill an individual like tuberculosis or cancer, but its negative effects can indirectly increase the risk of death. Suicidal thoughts and self-medication resulting in substance abuse is a common feature of depression. However, this can be prevented with appropriate medical counseling and support from family and friends.
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1 year ago
Why do people with depression have suicidal thoughts?
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1 year ago
People with depression are at a high risk for suicide. Psychological features such as pessimism, guilt, along with negative beliefs and apprehensions about one’s present and future, increase their risk of having suicidal ideation.
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1 year ago
When talking to someone else, what are some signs that you're talking to someone with depression?
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1 year ago
People with depression usually appear sad, anxious, or in a depressed mood. They may walk or talk slower than usual, and sometimes have tearful eyes. They present with feelings of hopelessness, pessimism, guilt, and helplessness. In addition, they generally lack interest in activities around them and face difficulty in concentrating, remembering, and making decisions.
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1 year ago
How do I get help for depression?
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1 year ago
If you are feeling depressed, convey the same to your family doctor or a general practitioner. If the signs and symptoms match to that of depression, you will be referred to a mental health professional, i.e., a psychologist (who will provide therapy) or a psychiatrist (who will prescribe medication).
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