Are you wondering if you have depression or are just feeling down? Below is some information on depression and helpful tips!
Do I have depression?
You could be experiencing symptoms of depression if you
1. Begin to lose interest in activities, hobbies or social interactions that you use to enjoy, including sex, and
2. You have been feeling sad, hopeless, or depressed for two or more weeks
Why do I have depression?
Depression is caused by a combination of events such as:
Environmental factors, genetic factors, psychological factors, and physiological factors. Most depressive episodes are triggered by a significant and stressful event, such as:
Anyone can become depressed, but there are preexisting conditions or behaviors that can increase a person’s risk of experiencing depression, such as:
Corey Campbell is a clinician/trainer with the Human Service Center of Peoria, IL. All thoughts on this blog are representative of only Corey and do not reflect the Human Service Center.