Depression refers to a medical disorder that leads to feeling of loss of interest, sadness, anger that interferes with a person's everyday activities. Depression has an impact on how a person behaves, thinks, and feels. There are many physical and emotional problems, which may emanate from depression. Most people suffering from depression may have negative feelings towards themselves. Depression has an impact on the day to day activities of an individual, especially during the days when one suffers from depression. People experience depression in different ways. It may interfere with your daily work, resulting in lost time and lower productivity.
Some of these conditions that can get worse due to depression include:
- Cardiovascular Disease
Causes of Depression
The cause of depression is not a single factor or any specific reason but it includes a combination of environmental, biological, psychological, as well as genetic factors. When a person is undergoing depression, neurotransmitters tend to be out of balance. Depression is caused by an imbalance in the various parts of the brain, which control sleep, thinking, behavior, mood, as well as appetite. Other causes of depression include trauma, which may result from losing loved ones, stressful situations, or experiencing difficulty in relationships. There tends to be higher rates of depression in women than in men. This emanates from factors such as psychological factors, hormonal, lifecycle, as well as biological factors, which women tend to experience more than men.
- Some of the common causes include -
Early Childhood Traumas
Brain Structure (If frontal lobe of your brain is less active) Other than above stated causes some of the common causes are -
Low self esteem
History of mental illness
Stressful events, such as loss of a loved one or economic problems
- Depression Symptoms
- Men may experience -
Mood (like anger, aggressiveness, anxiousness)
Behavior (loss of interest, drinking excessively, using drugs)
Sleep Patterns (insomnia, restless sleep)
Sexual Interest (reduced sexual desire, lack of sexual performance)
- Women may experience -
Emotional Well Being (feeling sad or empty, anxious or hopeless)
Cognitive Abilities (Thinking or talking more slowly)
Physical Well Being (decreased energy, greater fatigue)
Major depression may cause a variety of symptoms. Some may affect your mood, and others may affect your body. Symptoms can also be persistent, or they may come and go. The duration, frequency, as well as the severity of depressive symptoms, tends to vary with regard to how a person responds to depressive episodes. Some of the most common symptoms of depression include pessimism, as well as hopelessness. The symptoms of depression can be experienced differently among men, women, and children.
Chronic daily headaches are usually one of the four types of primary headache:
Types of Depression
The four most common types of depression are major depression, persistent depressive disorder (formerly known as dysthymia), bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder.
- Major Depression
- Feeling depressed for the most of the day
- Loss of interest in regular activities
- Significant weight loss or gain
- Sleeping a lot or not being able to sleep
- Slowed thinking or movement
- Fatigue or low energy most days
- Feeling of worthlessness or guilt
- Loss of concentration
- Recurring thoughts of death or suicide
- Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD)
- Loose interest in normal day to day activities
- Feel hopeless
- Lack Productivity
- Have low self esteem
- Bipolar Disorder
- Extreme happiness, hopefulness and excitemen
- Anger and hostile behavio
- Rapid Speech
- Increased energ
- Less need for slee
- Setting unrealistic goal
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Suicidal Thoughts
- Feeling of hopelessness
The classic depression type, major depression is a state where a dark mood is all-consuming and one loses interest in activities, even ones that are usually pleasurable. Symptoms of this type of depression include -
Formerly called "dysthymia," this type of depression refers to low mood that has lasted for at least two years but may not reach the intensity of major depression. Many people with this type of depression type are able to function day to day, but feel low or joyless much of the time. Symptoms of this type of depression include -
Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression. It is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings which include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). When your mood changes to mania or hypomania (not as extreme as mania), you may feel euphoric, energetic or unusually irritable. These mood swings can affect sleep, energy, activity, judgment, behaviour and the ability to think clearly. Symptoms of this type of depression include -
Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons - Seasonal affective disorder begins and ends at the same time every year. If you are the one affected by it the one particular season will make you feel lack of energy and making you feel moody. Symptoms of this type of depression include -
When to see Dr. Shri Niwash ?
- When you have persistent thoughts of harming yourself
- When you feel happy, sad or irritable most of the time
- When you have difficulty in communicating with people in your life
- When you have emotional struggles
How can Dr Shri Niwash help you in getting rid of depression?
Dr. Shri Niwash can provide the best depression treatment in Jaipur. He is the definitely the person who you can definitely rust with all your issues related to depression as he is one of the best psychiatrist in Jaipur .He will use a combination of both medication and therapy to bring out the best result. He may also use specific forms of psychotherapy proven to be helpful for depression such as cognitive interpersonal therapy or interpersonal psychotherapy. You need to be certain that you are going in the most trusted hands when it comes to depression as he provides the best psychotherapy treatment in Jaipur.
Treatment provided by Dr. Shri Niwash for Depression
The mainstay of treatment is usually medication, talk therapy or a combination of two. Dr. Shri Niwash has treated 1000's of patients suffering from depression and can be termed as the best psychiatrist in Jaipur. He may also use cognitive behavioural therapy, interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic therapy or a blended approach. Dr. Shri Niwash with his professional expertise will understand your triggers and problems and the whole medication and therapy session will be directed towards catering your requirement and minimising the symptoms. You yourself will be able to see the changes when you will be treated by the best psychiatrist in Jaipur.