Depression : Depression And Depression

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Depression Did you know that people who suffer from depression can raise the percentage of having health problems than those that don’t. Even life events such as graduating, getting married, divorced, a new job or as little as getting into a fight can lead to depression. More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from depression in a given year and up to 15% of those who are clinically depressed die by suicide (All About Depression). What is depression really, well depression is a persistan feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Depression is a disease, that occurs for a variety of reasons. Some people experience depression during a serious medical illness. Others may have depression with life changes such as a moving to another house or the death of a loved one. Or sometimes it could be genetic and a family history of depression. Those who do may experience depression and feel overwhelmed with sadness and loneliness for unknown reasons. In some cases for women tend to have postpartum depression. That is much more serious than the "baby blues" that many women experience right after giving birth, when all hormonal imbalances and physical changes and specially the new responsibility of caring for a newborn can be very overwhelming for a first mother. It is estimated that 10 to 15 percent of women experience postpartum depression after giving birth (Depression). Although, women are more likely to suffer from depression than men due to a variety of
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