Cause And Effect Of Depression

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Suicide. It’s a word that can resonate within some people in a way that others are incapable of. It could mean an escape to a seemingly attainable paradise to one person or what one does when there is too much homework to another. It is used carelessly as a verb used when one is fed up. Depression is a lot like that. It is an endless loop of discouragement and annoyance with life. It’s a seemingly endless fall to rock bottom, an infinite and ever increasing low that one wasn’t aware existed. It is a battle but not an insurmountable one. There are plenty of reasons to stay alive, yet the main one is the possibility of a missed opportunity. Depression causes the loss of visualizing these opportunities. They seem hazy, possibly even nonexistent. Some opportunities may be simple, such as seeing the sunrise the next day, or even the idea of finally achieving a lifelong dream. Any opportunity is worthy. Most often, suicidal thoughts and actions are the result of feeling like you can no longer cope. It may seem as if there is nowhere else to go when faced with what seems to be a situation that may never end, or have any chances of improving and that you don 't have hope for the future. Many come to the conclusion that suicide is the solution, as shown in the quote “The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.” – Friedrich Nietzsche. It is important to remember that in times of crisis, one has to remember the reason one has
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