Some of them include being in a depressed mood, loss of interest in activities you used to like, feelings of guilt and hopelessness, and suicidal thoughts or recurrent thought of death. Women tend to blame themselves, feel anxious and scared, and avoid conflicts at all costs. They also use food, friends, and love to self-medicate. Some causes of depression in women are premenstrual problems, pregnancy and inf... ... middle of paper ... ...ock therapy. Treatment for depression includes medicine, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy.
Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects millions of teens and adults everyday. Depression also affects their friends and families. While trying to help a friend who is depressed,we may find ourselves becoming more anxious and depressed when sucked into their problems .In order to help a loved one who is experiencing issues with clinical depression, a mutual understanding must take place in order to help the person over their problems while still keeping their emotional equilibrium in the process. Depression is a serious condition because it can affect a person's mood,behaviour, feelings and physical being. As said on Nami , “Depression can lead to serious impairments in daily functioning.” Depression can cause a person to lose motivation for almost everything.
These patients are accessing their autonomy to do so their cognitive function has to be working properly. Patients suffering from complete paralysis or are on life support measure also seek this because for them it 's hard to deal with physical symptoms such as breathlessness, incontinence, difficulty swallowing, nausea, and vomiting or psychological factors like depression, feeling loss of control and dignity and overall dislike of being a burden or dependency on family members while other argue that suicidal ideation or lack of decent palliative care can be a reason for asking for assisted suicide. (Annadurai, Danasekaran, & Mani, 2014). The biggest disadvantage of Physician-assisted suicide is going against the Hippocratic oath that physicians
Scope of the Problem The whole portion of this topic is to describe and explain what mothers experience having a diagnosis and depressive symptoms means in their lives and what interventions are available to help reduce these symptoms and also preventative initiatives. Service User Experience This section of the topic will describe the issues such as lack of professional and social support network, which affects their psychological and psychosocial development. The importance of being made aware of service user experience can have a positive effect on improving interventions. Without knowing what service users experience of being labelled with postnatal depression, there will be difficulty in implementing services for service users. Service user experience is also integrated with service user involvement which will later be discussed later in the forthcoming sections.
Medications can off balance the chemicals levels in the brain, producing depression, An example would be the acne treatment, Accutane or the antiviral drug, interferon-alpha. Someone can also develop depression from the emotional harm done by fighting with family members or a loved one. Experiencing someone close moving out of your life usually always makes a person sad, but depressed people are more than just sad; they believe that their life is unimportant and hopeless. Scientists know that depression is hereditary by studying the patterns of illnesses in families to determine a percentage of how much the cause of depression was caused by genes, which is called the heritability. Specifically they look at a twin who has depression sees if the other has depression and they came to the conclusion that the heritability is 40-50% (Levinson 1).
It cannot be denied however that many of the women who suffer seriously from PPD have already had episodes of clinical depression in their life, which could mean that they are more prone to suffering depression at this point. It could also be that psychological factors are important – many women may have been seen to have unrealistic views of motherhood ... ... middle of paper ... ...applies to one applies to the other. The negative aspects of the physiological theories are also present however, many hormonal changes may not be necessary because of the depression suffered, but could be an effect of the illness. In conclusion, it would appear that depression is a physiological illness to a degree, whether caused by outside factors such as loss or trauma or by genetics, some hormone levels do seem to fluctuate causing the mood in a person to change and therefore depression is often treated with medication. Bibliography Cardwell (M) et al (2000) ‘Psychology for A Level’ London: HarperCollins Publishers Eysench (M) & Flanagan (C) (2002) ‘Psychology for AS Level’ Sussex: Psychology Press Ltd Gross (R) et al (2004) ‘Psychology a new Introduction’ Kent@ Greenbridge Publishing Services
The symptoms can cause more severe symptoms if ignored or untreated. Some caregivers may use denial or avoiding to push the emotions away. (Alzheimer 's Foundation of America - What is Dementia, 2016) Depression is commonly seen in caregivers of Dementia clients. Depression is able to break the spirit of coping with the anxiety and stress that comes from caregiving. There is a link between that greater levels of caregiver burden and depression.
The scenario, in this case, is as follows: “"Elvita has decided to leave an abusive relationship, but she feels guilty leaving her abuser's children behind. She talks about how she knows that once she leaves, she cannot have any more contact with the children; and she is worried about how that will affect these children whom she has come to love and wants to protect." (Summers, 2009, p. 149) Effective communication will be demonstrated by identifying good responses and poor responses, listening and responding, asking questions, bringing up difficult issues, addressing and disarming anger, and the effective combination of skills. Good communication skills are a highly important skill for any professional, especially those who work with directly with clients on a daily basis. Since each client is an individual, the worker may need to approach communication in a different manner.
All of the health professionals need to be concerned when a patient mentions or try to harm themselves this a is a crucial warning signs that shouldn’t be encored nor discarded .The website also mentions that when an assessment is introduced to the patients sometimes a interview or questioners this could send clues that a patient is in dire need of help. the website reminds us depression can cause a person to think do suicidal thoughts .for instance people who are unemployed .some people who have mental disorders such as bipolar disorder schizophrenic patients, studies have shown that people with these mental disorders are at high risk of committing suicide .Secondly the website points out how age, gender and ethnicity, and socioeconomic status plays a role in suicide risk .People who are Low social support/living alone. Alcohol and drug abuse some cases people who are bullied. They also mention that men are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than women .Men are known to keep their emotions to themselves and deny help .which could put them at risk. The website has shown how depression can affect person’s emotions and put them at suicide risk.
Georges and Anne’s daughter also shows a truthful depiction of the suffering and stress a child may experience from an outlying perspective. The established authority and hierarchy of the parental-child relationship clearly contributes to the daughter’s inability to intervene respectfully and effectively. The building frustration Georges felt with the progression of Anne’s disability continues to swell and eventually erupts into violence. The conclusion of the film shows Anne surviving in the direst of circumstances. She appears to be in extreme pain and suffering.