Clinically, depression is a mood disorder in which the suffering person feels sad, anxious, frustrated, averted, anger and hopeless. Generally depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behaviour, feelings and physical well-being.
A depressed person doesn?t take interest in any activities and feel empty, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, or restless. So, we can say depression is a state of bad mood in which the depressed person lost interest in any favourite activity, experience loss of appetite or overeating, or problems concentrating, remembering details or making decisions; and may contemplate or attempt suicide.
There is no exact cause known for depression as per medical practitioner state but many researchers believe that it happens due to chemical changes in brain. This problem may also associated with genes or may it can happened due to some social or environmental factors like family history, chronic illness, failure in any part of life, social isolation or sexual abuse.
Depression generates lots of physiological and psychological disorders in the patients like insomnia, excessive sleeping, hallucinations and delusions, fatigue, loss of energy, or aches, pains or digestive problems and some psychological behaviour.
Chronic depression can generate several severe physiological and psychological disorders that can be proved dreadful for the sufferer like madness, dementia, suicidal attempts, ferocity, several gastrointestinal and autoimmune disorders.
If depression is very severe, the following psychotic symptoms may occurs:
Do not drink alcohol or use illegal drugs. These substances can worsen the status of depression and might lead to thoughts of suicide. Follow the instruction of your doctor or psychologists strictly. Indulge yourself in the following activities, these might prove very helpful in easing the intensity of depression: