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Causes of Depression and Your Life Style

Do not judge people by what they are covered with. They tell a story about themselves.


Depression is Real and it Hurts.

When something awful happens and we are unable to deal with it, we experience depression. Even though it is now known that depression can have major consequences if it lasts for a long period, the reasons for depression are still unknown. There are some ideas that imply that depression can be caused by a variety of internal and environmental circumstances.

Other genetic ideas about the cause of depression have been proposed. According to this notion, a family's behavior is predisposed to depression. Numerous studies and research have revealed that family members who are depressed have a genetic makeup that differs significantly from family members who are not depressed.

Changes in brain structure or even brain functions have been suggested as one of the reasons for depression. While there is no conclusive evidence that brain function or genetics are linked to depression, there is plenty of evidence to imply that this is the case.

Depression is also thought to be caused by low self-esteem and pessimism. A person with low self-esteem will have emotions of pessimism, worthlessness, a desire to end their life, and even suicide attempts if they exhibit certain mood features. A person suffering from low self-esteem and depression will only view the unpleasant sides of life in this instance.


The Big Fall of Depression.

When a person is overburdened with stress, it is easy to fall into depression. The numerous demands we confront in our life, as well as the high expectations placed on us, contribute to our stress. As a result, as more stress enters our life, depression develops. Depression is thought to be caused by psychological factors such as low self-esteem, pessimism, and stress.

Other factors that contribute to depression include physical changes in our bodies. Severe medical illnesses such as Parkinson's disease, heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes can make a person believe that life is pointless. In many circumstances, this emotional condition causes the person to experience depression. The rate of recuperation is slowed when you are depressed.

While the exact origins of sadness are unknown, it is agreed that certain physical, emotional, and hereditary characteristics can lead to depression. Whatever the cause, the ultimate result is that the person who is depressed has a very low quality of life. So, until we can figure out what the underlying causes of depression are, all we can do is try to help people get better.

Depression symptoms can be subtle

Depression And Suicide - Help Someone Before It Gets Bad.

Depression can lead to thoughts of suicide depending on how depression affects a person, and depending on the severity of the depression, such thoughts can sometimes lead to a person actually committing suicide.

What prevents us from seeing the warning signs and intervening before it reaches that point? Do we simply not see the indications, or do we choose to dismiss them because we are ignorant?

For many people suffering from depression, it feels like a relief, the definitive conclusion of a long battle with the demons of depression. However, far too often, loved ones and family members of those who are suffering the most from depression mistakenly believe that suicide will never be the end outcome.

Because suicide and depression often go hand in hand, this myth has resulted in many broken families. As family and friends of persons suffering from depression, we are completely incapable of treating the illness. It is critical that you assist the individual in distress by referring them to a specialist who can assist them. Find a professional who will listen and continue to advocate for your loved ones until they receive the assistance they require.

It's pointless to try to comprehend the depths of sadness and the demons it brings until you've fought the struggle yourself.

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The Attempt.

Too frequently, we dismiss comments that become darker and darker, reasoning that life isn't all that horrible... There is no way my friend or loved one would truly do it... They'll be able to shake it off.

Danger, peril, danger... This is not the way to think. Suicide thoughts and thinly veiled statements are a scream for help, a cry that should resonate through your soul, and you should not rest until you have assisted your loved one in receiving the help they so urgently require. Don't dismiss it; take it seriously and get moving... intervene immediately.

It is critical to debunk the notion that if someone talks about suicide, they will not try suicide.


Indeed, it is only by discussing this horrific conduct that you may determine whether the despair has truly reached its depths. Stop what you're doing and get expert treatment for your loved one if you hear these comments. This is not a remark you can dismiss. It's just too serious.

Depression can lead someone to lose their ability to think clearly due to their indifference and pessimism. They are unlikely to think to themselves, "I'm going to kill myself because I have nothing to live for," because they are so apathetic about life that suicide appears like a beautiful respite.

The Suffering and Secrets.

Those suffering from depression who use alcohol or drugs to numb the pain of depression are at an even higher risk of suicide. Suicide does not discriminate between social classes; it does not favor the wealthy or the poor. Suicide cuts across all social barriers.

We sometimes make the mistake of thinking that talking about suicide with a friend or loved one who is depressed would give them the push they need, or that we will accidentally give them permission to commit suicide. This is another urban legend. Talking about it frequently relieves some of the stress and anxiety that comes with keeping it secret.

How long will it take us to recognize that this is incorrect? Incorrect! Nothing could be further from the truth!

Any attempt to end one's life is a severe matter. While some believe that attempting suicide with a method they know will fail is only a cry for help, others believe it is a serious matter. Regardless, any attempt at suicide must be treated seriously, and you must do everything possible to seek expert help.

The thoughts and feelings that lead to a suicide attempt do not go away fast. If you make it through the trial, don't assume everything is OK. It's not. Professionals must intervene and assist in the provision of continuous treatment in order to assist in the resolution of the issues that led to the attempt or near-attempt in the first place.

Suicide and depression are frequently linked. Regardless of your personal beliefs, persons suffering from depression require immediate assistance. Do not wait.

Help to find the professional assistance needed in order to deal with the dark depression threatening to engulf your friend or loved one.


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2022 Natalia Judith Zwarts

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