Causes of Depression

Losing control over your social life

by The Anti Depression Team on

It is believed that your relationships, working habits and lifestyle work in tandem with our biological system such as sleep and appetite patterns. These ensures that you remain physically and mentally healthy. When the pace or type of lifestyle is disrupted, it affects your body system as well, which could possibly cause you to feel depressed, paving the way for medical disorders.

Behaviorists believe that humans first exist as a blank state; it is their subsequent encounters that mould their lives, and they learn of success and failure by interacting with the environment. Upon the demise of social support, the feelings of rejection and sorrow, coupled with an innate tendency to overrespond makes one depressed. The continued loss of social support leaves one feeling even more depressed and for a longer time.

People susceptible to depression have compromised social skills, which render it tough for them to gain the assistance they need from their social environment. Eventually, these individuals go through more unpleasant encounters with others and have less capacity to deal with the ordeals than normal people. The depressed individuals often trigger unpleasant responses from the people dear to them – the caregivers gradually grow sick of handling the depressed individual and become less accommodating.

You had depression coming your way with all the negative thoughts

One’s emotions are linked to his or her beliefs. Being preoccupied with the unhappy aspects of life – discontentment towards oneself, a negative opinion on life events and a bleak outlook of the future – would make one depressed. Hence, being depressed is not the primary illness; it is the secondary manifestation of a negative […]

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The environment takes charges, leading to Depression

Relationships, environmental changes, present encounters, social roles and pressure can significantly increase the likelihood of becoming depressed. Day to day experiences influence the onset of depression more than the experiences during one’s early years. Over the years, many people have considered highly destructive encounters, such as unfulfilled love, as the catalyst to becoming depressed. Experiments […]

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Homones and Neurotransmitter plays with Depression

Scientific studies on animals and humans have revealed that genetic, neurotransmitter, neurohormonal, biological rhythm and possibly even viruses can cause people to become depressed. Medication is often prescribed to target the process of neurotransmission in depressed patients. Abnormal levels of neurotransmitters can cause depressed emotions in people. Neurotransmitters have different effects on different areas of […]

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The Power of Genes; I was borned to be depressed

The inheritance of particular genes can affect peoples’ behavior, increasing their likelihood of becoming depressed. However, it is doubtful whether one single gene or gene combination can be held accountable for all the different types of depression known. Should depression be an inheritable trait, it would occur more frequently in identical twins that have the […]

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