Depression: The Pressure Or Depression?

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The pressure or depression? Depression sits on the floor, across everyone, and watches. Depression sees but has no eyes. Depression knows but has no mind. Depression often talks to anyone anywhere. Everyone has options and She chose depression. What is depression? One may think that depression is just ordinary unhappiness or maybe something unimportant, but it is more than that. Depression is not limited to specific times and places, it is a reaction to stress. Depression is a mood that can occur at any time to anyone. Being depressed is a mood which affects a person 's basic emotional character, determining how one 's experiences and perceives oneself and one 's surroundings. Depression in the Philippines? Depression has become prominent…show more content…
Depressive disorder due to stress. Stress has direct effects on mood and early initial symptoms of lowered mood can include irritability, sleep disruption, and cognitive changes. However, the indirect effects of stress are often what causes depression to take hold. When people experience stress, they often stop doing some of the healthy coping strategies that usually help keep their mood on track. When a person is stressed and begins to experience some initial changes in their mood, these symptoms often generate further increased stress. Overworking, irritability, and withdrawal can all cause increased arguments. Someone who is absorbed by their own stress may become less emotionally available to their partner. Especially when an individual has had problems with depression in the past, it can be frightening for partners to see signs that make them concerned that their loved one could be becoming depressed again. Sometimes partners start to think about leaving the relationship and then this becomes a major source of stress for the…show more content…
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