Find What Causes Depression. Learn About the Reasons That Can Leave You Depressed

Depression - (on January 23, 2015 03:48 AM)

The exact reason to what causes depression is unidentifiable as a recent study into depression reveals that almost every person has suffered with depression at some point in their life, indicating that a number of things can trigger depression in a person. While studies continue to point out the exact reason to what causes depression, here, we share some of the factors that researchers have identified to be the cause of depression in people.


 

Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse

If a person suffers with any kind of physical, sexual or emotional abuse at any time of their life they can become depressed.

 

Conflict

A person going through any sort of a conflict, domestic or otherwise can become a patient of depression.

 

Death or a loss

Death or loss of a loved one is one of the known causes of depression. So any person who sees death or faces the loss of a loved one can become depressed.

 

Loss of a loved one

Loss of a loved one is a very sad and a traumatic feeling for any person. So this is one of the known causes of depression.

 

Breakup of a relationship

Breaking up a relationship has a depressive effect on both parties involved and this is one of the known causes of depression.

 

Unemployment

Being job less can take a toll on the person emotions so unemployment is of the of the known causes of depression.

 

Social status

The social status of a person is known to effect a person’s emotions. So if a person is not socially accepted he can become a patient of depression.

 

Disastrous events

Disastrous events such as earthquakes, bombing, viral outbreaks, famine, tsunamis and related natural or man caused events are known causes of depression as they bring death and destruction.

 

Serious illnesses

Serious illnesses such as suffering with contagious diseases, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, chronic pains and strokes can make a person depressed. So suffering with serious illnesses is one of the known causes of depression.

 

Lack of nutrition

Lack of nutrition is known to make a person feel stressed which is one of the known causes of depression.

 

Lack of Androgen (in men)

Lack of Androgen in men which is a hormone that plays a role in male traits and reproductive activity can cause depression.

 

Certain medications

Some medicines such as sleeping pills, muscle relaxants and even anti-depressants have depression as their side effect.

 

Mental Health Conditions

Depression is a known symptom of many known psychotic conditions such as bipolar disorder, cognition, seasonal affective disorder, major or clinical depression, borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorder with depressed mood and many more.

 

Apart from all of the above depression is a known side effect of legal and illegal drug use and abuse. Use of excessive alcohol is one of the known causes of depression, furthermore, abuse of legal drugs such as relaxants and anti-depressants can also cause depression.

 


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