I Feel Therefore I Am

1065 Words Jan 26th, 2018 4 Pages
Always sleeping, never eating or just walks around like a zombie? Depression can alter multiple different aspects of your social, behavioral and professional life. If depression was to go untreated it could lead to serious life altering changes which in turn could drive you deeper in to the depressed state. It has been proven that while depressed people are affected with poor concentration and indecisiveness. ( WebMD) Complications such as these could lead to major issues in your professional or personal life. Think about making that one huge mistake that might get you fired all because of mild depression. In addition to the anxiety of losing your job the incident has also left you feeling even more depressed. So how can we end this cycle before depression consumes our lives? David Kupfer States “Recurrent depression represents a major public health problem, and the successful long-term treatment of individuals who develop repeated episodes of depression has become a high clinical priority. Effective preventive treatment requires continued pharmacological management for most individuals with recurrent depression. Although the efficacy of tricyclic antidepressants or lithium carbonate in preventive treatment has been well established, evidence is less clear for monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors and the newer antidepressants. In addition to the need for more long-term studies on the…

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