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Depression I chose this topic because I noticed something different about myself and I was always sad, so I wanted to learn about depression. Depression is being sad, blue, unhappy, and miserable or down in the dumps. Depression can be broken into two categories: Major and minor. There are many causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment for depression. There is not an actual cause for depression, but scientists have some assumptions on how depression is caused. Depression can be caused biological, environmental, genetically, and psychologically. Magnetic Resonance Imaging’s (MRI) have shown that people with depression have differences in their brain. The changes shown in the brain are their moods, thinking, sleeping, appetite, and behaviors. MRI’s although cannot diagnose depression (Depression). Scientists have also found out that depression can be caused other ways too. Some depression can be passed down by family members. Even though, depression can occur in others without family histories. Scientists have studied genes that are prone to depression (Depression). The studies have shown that depression occurs from the weight of multiple genes. Working together with environmental or other factors, which can be caused by a loss of loved one, difficult relationships, trauma, and stress can cause depression; Although, it can be caused without those events (Depression). (Armstrong 2) Although there are loads of signs and symptoms not everyone experiences them because everyone is different and it depends on the type of depression this individual is suffering. Some symptoms are you’re feeling fatigue and decreased energy, difficulty concentrating, remembering details, making decisions, insomnia, early morning wakefulness or exc... ... middle of paper ... Ease Depression." N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Depression." NIMH RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Depression Treatment." : Therapy, Medication, and Lifestyle Changes. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Diseases and Conditions." Antidepressants: Selecting One That's Right for You. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. Lambert, Katie. "Discovery Health." Discovery Fit and Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Lexapro Side Effects." In Detail. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Lifestyle Changes." Healthlines RSS News. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Side Effects of Remeron (Mirtazapine) Drug Center - RxList." RxList. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. "Side Effects of Untreated Depression." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. Unit, Lauren Coxabc News Medical. "First Top 10 List for Antidepressants." ABC News. ABC News Network, 29 Jan. 2009. Web. 25 Feb. 2014.
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