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What is Depression?

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In clinical terms, depression is defined as a disorder of the brain characterized by prolonged feelings of emptiness and gloom.

No! It is not just a bout of blues.

No! It cannot be snapped out of.

Depression creeps in and grows on you gradually until it grips you by the throat. It is like a limbo of negativity that you just cannot seem to escape.

Sounds scary, right? That’s exactly what people with depression deal with every day.

Read on to understand more about this disease:

Depression

Although depression has some common symptoms, there is no one way as to how a person will experience it. Depression can affect anyone at any age, though research has revealed it to be more prevalent in women.

Depression is a disease that is seldom spoken of. We often tend to dismiss it as mere sadness. People with depression tend to withdraw from friends and family, often embracing the isolation that probably is at the root of the problem. And, even when we notice someone like that, we let them be, thinking they want to be left alone.

But they don’t want to be left alone.

More often than not, people who are struggling with depression don’t even realise it before it’s too late. Therefore it’s up to us to help them because even if they don’t know it or say it, they do need help. Make sure they get the expert medical help they need to fight depression.

So the next time you see that colleague eating alone day after day – talk to him! When you notice your otherwise cheerful roommate starting to withdraw without reason – talk to her! When you notice the cloud of gloom hovering over anyone you know – just go up and talk! That’s all it takes to help them be #StrongerThanDepression.

In case you seek professional help/advice, visit Ask Apollo: https://goo.gl/Fzjbz6

 

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