Depression Feeling grieve over difficult life decisions such as illness, death, divorce, or job lost are often mistakenly seen as depression. Grieving is normal as long as it does not last a significant amount of time or interferes with one’s daily activities (Association). Depression causes people to experience lack of interest and pleasure in daily activities, significant weight loss or gain, insomnia or excessive sleeping, lack of energy, inability to concentrate, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt and recurrent thoughts of death or suicide. Depression is a medical illness that involves the brain. More than 20 million people in the United States alone struggle with depression (Health).
It is very common for people to be diagnosed with more than one disorder. For example, a person can have an anxiety disorders which might lead to bipolar activity that could also suggest level of depression. The person would get really anxious for periods of time, experiencing these ups and downs where after feeling anxious the person feels depressed. These might be a psychologica... ... middle of paper ... ...psychological disorders. It is fair to say that it depends on the type of person who has the psychological disorder.