What is Depression

What is Depression

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What is Depression

Whilst we all have days where we feel down and sad, people struggling with major depression will feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days

Depression affects people in many different ways and therefore there are a variety of symptoms which can be complex and vary from person to person, such as lasting feelings of hopelessness, losing interests in things you used to enjoy and feeling like nothing has a purpose and a constant feeling of unhappiness.

The severity of depression can be crippling which can lead people to suicide, It can cause people to lose their jobs, family and all social contact

One of the defining symptoms of depression is lack of loss of pleasure. A girl gets engaged to the man of her dreams and they won’t feel anything. Being out with friends, Getting promoted, Having…

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Women’s Mental Health

Some mental health stats from my other blog

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1 in 4 People experience Mental Health issues each year.

792 million people are affected by mental heal issues each year.

Compared with other health issues Mental Health are more common, Longer lasting and more impactful.

12.8% of young people aged 5-19 meet the criteria for mental health disorder.

Women between the age of 16-24 are three times as likely to experience a mental health issue as men the same age

24% of women in England are diagnosed with Depression in their lifetime and 13% of males.

Major Depression is more common in females than males.

Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with Anxiety than males

Among the General Population, 20.6% of people have had suicidal thoughts at some time in their life and 6.7% have attempted suicide.

34.6% of Females have had suicidal thoughts in their lifetime and 19.3% of males.

5.4% of males and 12.7% of…

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