Informative Essay On Depression

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Depression is not something you could ever comprehend if you have not previously experienced it personally. It is one of the ugliest, most terrifying things to ever infect the human race, inflicting a death rate of about 43,000 people annually and 25 times more than that in attempts, it is a disease without a permanent cure, but with many temporary solutions. Depression is most comparable to being in a long tunnel; one without any light.. All you feel is dread and sorrow as certain death surely awaits no matter what happens. You are lost without a hope, you have nothing, you are nothing. All that exists in your life is dark, bleak, pointless, hopeless, or any variant of such. After all, what is the point in having a box of crayons if you cannot see the colours? They may as well all be black as void. Dark as night. Maybe even not exist at all? Many people…show more content…
Only knowledge yet to be comprehended. Tis like any other sickness, you don’t truly cure it, you just tap the needed knowledge to tolerate it. Depression can be warded off by piles of pills, hours of therapy, anything of the sort. The pills can buy time, and the therapy can teach us what we need, but how can you ever get a light of some sort into the tunnel if the entrance cannot be found? Even once you find the entrance, how could you know how to reach the darkest recesses? In a maze of hopelessness and desperation, any hope or help has little chance of success. However, the chance is still there. As immensely dark and endless as it can be, you can find a way through the maze. With enough effort, it can be done. The beast can be defeated. The reaper can be evaded. Even death itself can be warded off by enough determination. Yet you still ask yourself, “What actually is depression?” Depression is a chemical imbalance within the brain, however it is no small issue. It easily forces someone to live through a life more miserable and intolerable than any normal person could
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