Everyday life can cause cause depression

Depression isn’t just a feeling of sadness, but of restlessness, emptiness, lifeless and aggressiveness. Every person is different. Depression is something that interferes with everyday life, and leaves a person feeling worthless, helpless, and hopeless. Everyone experiences some sort of sadness at one point in life. Each sort of sadnesses is different, because the light at the end of the tunnel may seem impossible to reach.
Depression can occur to anyone in any point in life and is most likely to occur around the ages of 25 to 44. Within an entire lifetime, major depression will affect 10 percent to 25 percent of women and five to 12 percent of men. According to Healthline, one in 10 people in America will have depression at one point in time. No one truly knows what causes depression but experts say many things factor in to cause it. In some cases, a series of events may trigger depression or one event may trigger this illness. Family matters happen whether the home is broken or not; they come from an abusive household, or being passed down genetically. Someone’s personality may also be a factor in causing depression, because of self esteem issues, such as a perfectionist who can’t take criticism. A person could make it seem that they are happy or always positive when really its just a facade that they pull on a daily norm. Drug or alcohol abuse can lead to or be a result of depression because of one’s need to resort to such behaviors and become a drug addict or alcoholic, according to all about depression.
Whether someone seems collected or in pieces they could get depression. One may come from what seems like a stable home but in reality it’s not. It may seem like they have their entire life together but in reality they are just broken inside. No matter the background, race, gender, or age, you can get depression.
Common cases of depression come from a lost of a beloved family member, trauma as a child and divorce or parting from partner, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
Women are twice as likely to get this illness than men, but men may have a different way of showing their depression. Every individual has a different way of dealing with the illness but generally, according to helpguide, women tend to feel sadness, hopelessness, and avoid conflict. Meanwhile men tend to feel angry, restlessness, and cause ruckus and conflict, according to helpguide.org on depression.
About 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by age 18 according to the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement.

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