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Depression

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Kayelyn Billups

on 2 February 2015

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Transcript of Depression

Did YOU Know?
Depression affects 1 in 10 American adults (reported)
Depression is considered to be more common than the numbers of people who have AIDs, Cancer, & Diabetes combined
Globally, more than 350 million undergo Depression (reported)
Those who experience Depression are 4 times as likely to develop a heart attack than ones who never had the illness
Depression is most frequent in the ages 45-64 than the ages 18-24
Overview
What is Depression?
Symptoms/ Signs
Causes (Video)
Risk Factors
Tests & Diagnosis
Treatments & Medications
Lifestyle
Prevention
Statistics/ Facts
Works Cited
What
exactly
is Depression?
A mood disorder that could cause continual feelings of sorrow or hopelessness that could affect one's feelings, thoughts, & behaviors due to an abundant amount of reasons
Treatable
Other names:
Major Depression
*
Clinical Depression
Major Depressive Disorder

Biological Differences
: Physical changes inside the brain
Hormones
: Changes in the balance of hormones throughout the body could trigger
Depression
Inheritted Traits
: Found to be the most common in those whose biological relatives have a history of
Depression
Brain Chemistry
: Neurotransmitters inside the brain form chemicals, when out of balanced depressive symptoms may occur
Life Events
: Various traumatic events, can also trigger
Depression
Types of Depression
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
Situational Depression
Atypical Depression
Persistent Depressive Disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Psychotic Depression
Postpartum Depression
Understanding Depression
Causes


http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-types?page=3

http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-types?page=2

http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-types

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/basics/definition/con-20032977

http://mentalhealthscreening.org/blog/depression-statistics

http://www.healthline.com/health/depression/statistics-infographic
Works Cited
Risk Factors
Misuse of illegal drugs or alcohol
Numerous personality traits, such as being extremely dependent, having a low self-esteem, self-critical or pessimistic
Traumatic or strenuous events
Family (biological) members with a history of alcoholism, suicide, bipolar disorder
History of borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety disorder
Tests & Diagnosis
Treatments & Medications
Lifestyle
Lab tests:
Complete Blood Count (CBC)
Thyroid Test
Psychological Assessment:
Check for signs of
Depression
Physical Analysis:
Regular physical & questionare about one's health
Prevention
contuinues ->
Psychological Counceling
(Psychotherapy)
Medications: Antidepressants
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) ex:
Fluoxetine
Serotonin & Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) ex:
Duloxetine
continues ->
Continued...
Norepinephrine & Dopamine Reuptake Inhibitors (NDRIs) ex: Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
Atypical Antidepressants ex: Trazodone & Mirtazapine
Study about Depression
Be persistant with the teatmeant plan
Pay attention to the warning signs
EXERCISE!
AVOID alcohol & illegal drugs
Jerry
Make a plan to control stress
Stay in touch with family members
Reach out for help at the earliest sign of an issue
Consider getting long-term treatment to avoid a relapse in the future
By: Kayelyn Rosada
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