Informative Speech: The Signs And Deptoms Of Depression?

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An estimated 121 million people are currently suffering from depression. Good morning, Mrs.Nixon and fellow classmates. Today I will be talking about one of the scariest and worst things a person can go through, depression. The reason I chose this topic is because I think everyone should be educated about depression and what it can do to someone 's life. The things you will learn today are the signs and symptoms of depression and things that may cause depression. First before all of that I will tell you what depression is. Major depressive disorder, also known as clinical depression, major depression, unipolar depression or depression is a mental disorder characterized by a consistent low mood accompanied with low self esteem and a low interest or enjoyment in regular fun activities. Depression will affect one 's family life, work, schooling, sleeping habits, eating habits and all around health. No one is immune to depression, it has even affected some of the world 's most famous athletes and movie stars like Olympic gold medalist Clara Hughes or actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Chances are you or someone you know will be affected by depression in their lifetime. …show more content…

Maybe one day you will be able to help someone suffering from depression. One thing that I want to tell you before I finish is, we are the same on the inside and we all deserve to be treated the same you shouldn 't be treated differently because who you are or what your colour your skin is or where you are from. Maybe if everyone was treated equally with dignity and respect we wouldn 't have as many issues with things like depression and mental illnesses which would make the world a better and happier place. I hope you learned how awful and scary depression can be for someone. If you ever think someone from your family or one of your friends is ever suffering from depression please just tell

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